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Over the last couple of days there has been talk about circular runways. Any opinions from pilots? Think again: Will circular runways ever take off? - BBC News...
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    Over the last couple of days there has been talk about circular runways. Any opinions from pilots?

    Think again: Will circular runways ever take off? - BBC News
    If we were any further forwards, we'd be sitting in the pilots lap...

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    Over the last couple of days there has been talk about circular runways. Any opinions from pilots?

    Think again: Will circular runways ever take off? - BBC News
    Can we please please please start this one off in a separate thread so I (as a non-pilot) can comment?
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    Quote Originally Posted by juddles View Post
    Can we please please please start this one off in a separate thread so I (as a non-pilot) can comment?
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    Circular runways

    Are Circular Runways Coming To Our Airports? - Lufthansa Flyer

    Interesting to say say the least. Turnaround of 20 seconds for fuel and fresh tyres?
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    Re: Ask The Pilot.

    Suggest before commenting people read the actual documents.
    http://www.endlessrunway-project.eu/documents/index.php

    And the airliners.net thread
    http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewt...?f=3&t=1357935

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    Re: Ask The Pilot.

    Ok, I had a look. Still silly.
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    Re: Ask The Pilot.

    I've read it and still don't think it'll fly.

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    Re: Ask The Pilot.

    It's a stitch up!

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    Plenty of spin there ...

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    This thread seems to be going around in circles.

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