Captain vs crosswind factor 1:0
|Josip Vrandecic -Mes||07/10/2017 21:44:31|
2939 forum posts
Edited By Josip Vrandecic -Mes on 07/10/2017 21:46:16
1378 forum posts
This landing was sponsored by [insert name of tyre company here].
|Denis Watkins||07/10/2017 22:02:58|
|3457 forum posts|
The plane is swinging left at touch down
At the same time full left rudder is applied?
Just watch it, unbelievable.
|Martin Harris||08/10/2017 00:07:21|
8221 forum posts
It would be interesting to know how much of the oscillations was caused by human reaction time and how much by rudder actuating system lag. Perhaps they need some faster servos?!?
|Simon Chaddock||08/10/2017 00:27:47|
5306 forum posts
When you see how fast the spay from the tires was being blown side ways (at ground level!) it makes you wonder how close he was to the cross wind limit.
|Tom Sharp 2||08/10/2017 00:53:21|
3311 forum posts
Looks like one of my landings on a calm day, never mind crosswinds.
8272 forum posts
I clicked on the link and watched. My wife and I flew into Schiphol Airport years ago. We arrived at that sort of angle. I'm glad we had the pilot we did! SWMBO is not good at flying, so I omitted to tell her the approach and distracted her from looking out the window.
I also got side- tracked on YouTube and found voice recordings of ATC getting annoyed with pilots. Very interesting.
|Piers Bowlan||08/10/2017 10:52:25|
1676 forum posts
'Any landing you can walk away from is a good landing!' (probably not the passengers view)
1884 forum posts
Looks like the limit was passed to me.
1345 forum posts
Interesting but scary landing.
Not sure if it's me but the point at which it touches the runway the centre line and boundary lines seem to show quite a marked, from the pilots eye view, curve/turn to the left. Weird.. I imagine it's an optical illusion due to quite a dip in the runway.
Edited By Devcon1 on 08/10/2017 16:20:42
|MAD Dave||08/10/2017 17:51:21|
80 forum posts
Piers, you reminded me - A really good landing is one where they can use the aeroplane again........
|John Privett||08/10/2017 17:52:06|
5865 forum posts
And one where you can reuse the 'plane again afterwards is a superb landing...
I once had a landing in a strong cross-wind (but in a rather smaller plane) that was rather like that. It was at London City airport which made it a little un-nerving as there's water on both sides of the runway. I'd never previously heard tyre-squeal on an aircraft after the initial touch-down, but we certainly got plenty of it that day as we veered from one side of the runway to the other.
|John Stainforth||08/10/2017 18:31:56|
|282 forum posts|
It's hard to imagine that that landing did not over-stress parts of the landing gear or its supporting structure.
Please login to post a reply.
Want the latest issue of RCM&E? Use our magazine locator link to find your nearest stockist!