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IranAir Boeing 727 lands with stuck nose gear

  1. Oct 26, 2011 #1


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    Kudos to the pilot.
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  3. Oct 26, 2011 #2
    Wow. Nice work!
  4. Oct 26, 2011 #3


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    That was pretty awesome!
  5. Oct 26, 2011 #4
    Amazing skill. From now on I'm only going to fly IranAir.
  6. Oct 26, 2011 #5
    Well, wasn't IranAir having problems with nose gears?

    Nice work of that pilot, sure, but what's so amazing? After all, his own life depended on it. Also notice that wheel braking generates moments that makes the nose slam down hard, but this is not the case with thrust reversers. So all he had to do was no wheel braking and use all the thrust reverse available (follow the checklist for emergencies). There are much much more challenging situations to take care of but never seen by the public.
  7. Oct 27, 2011 #6


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    Before you posted your real emergency landing, I found these commercials. Not the real thing mind you, but they are pretty cool, nonetheless. Thought you might like them.

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