zuckie13 wrote:If they get stuck, they can go use the A380 gates that will be vacant soon...
Stitch wrote:Details of how they operate are available in Appendix B at the end of the 777-9 ACAP: http://www.boeing.com/resources/boeingd ... 9_RevA.pdf
With the 777-9 test flights, we have seen the wingtips extend as the plane approaches the active threshold and flip-up on the runway as the airframe decelerates after landing and prepares to vacate the active. The process takes under 30 seconds in each case.
crimsonchin wrote:zuckie13 wrote:If they get stuck, they can go use the A380 gates that will be vacant soon...
Define soon? 10 years? Or do airlines immediately throw away planes once the OEM stops making them.
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