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Extremely Short Take Off & Landing

  1. Mar 9, 2012 #1

    DaveC426913

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  3. Mar 10, 2012 #2

    wukunlin

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    that is amazing, but wouldn't helicopters solve most problems involving ESTOL?
     
  4. Mar 10, 2012 #3

    Pengwuino

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    Yeah..... rockets make everything better.
     
  5. Mar 10, 2012 #4

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  6. Mar 10, 2012 #5

    jhae2.718

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    Depends on the conditions. Helicopters are bad at high altitudes, in hot and heavy conditions, etc.
     
  7. Mar 11, 2012 #6

    Borg

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    Replacing the wings after landing seems expensive though. :rolleyes:
     
  8. Mar 11, 2012 #7

    Ivan Seeking

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    He could probably land in my pasture but we would have a lot of BBQ'd steak afterwards.
     
  9. Mar 11, 2012 #8
    So, a plane comes in for a landing, screeching to a stop. The copilot turns to the pilot and says, "Wow Captain, that sure was a short runway!" And the pilot says, "Yeah, but look how wide it is!"
     
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