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by pjungmann
Tue Aug 23, 2005 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can A PPL Land An Airliner?
Replies: 55
Views: 11680

RE: Can A PPL Land An Airliner?

Well, I think you also need to consider that it's almost impossible to be in an airliner with required fuel reserves and not be able to find fair-enough weather to have vfr conditions, and otherwise reasonable conditions. As far as bad weather its always possible to find weather that is impossible t...

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by pjungmann
Tue Aug 23, 2005 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is SEX Written On This 747?
Replies: 66
Views: 21942

RE: Why Is SEX Written On This 747?

Then again, never underestimate the power of bored baggage handlers.

Back in the late 1980's I worked on the ground for Pan Am, and you wouldn't believe the amount of graffiti in and under some airplanes.

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by pjungmann
Tue Aug 23, 2005 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can A PPL Land An Airliner?
Replies: 55
Views: 11680

RE: Can A PPL Land An Airliner?

YES. A PPL can land an airliner. I conduct such "fantasy flights" in Minneapolis, and with just a little coaching most private pilots have been able to land airliners 'survivably' on the first attempt. (DC9, 747, DC10, A320, 757) Most private pilots can do the things that are required for an "autola...

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