Air NZ - emergency "belly flop" landing

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  1. d15.in.oz

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  2. Mal

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  3. simongr

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    Its an incredibly smoothg landing - I think I have harder landings with the wheels down ;)
     
  4. straitman

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    #4 straitman, Jun 19, 2007
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    I think (know) I've DONE harder landings with the wheels down :!:
     
  5. Mal

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    In the video, the pax jump through the emergency exits, then hug/potter around the wing area.

    In a real emergency situation, I'd be out of there asap and getting as far away as I can in case the plane exploded or caught alight from fuel spillage.

    Anything else people can see that should have been done differently?
     
  6. bigjobs

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    The wheels ought to have been down and they ought to have landed on the black stuff ;)
     
  7. Febs

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    Well played.

    That was an excellent landing though. Well done to the pilot.

    Cheers,
    - Febs.
     
  8. bigjobs

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    totally agree with you. he did exceptionally well.
     
  9. NM

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    At least with your landings you manage to keep the "propeller" from making contact with the ground ;) .
     
  10. straitman

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    I meant in a fixed wing :!: :oops:
     
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    What you needed to fix the wing after the landing :confused:
     
  12. straitman

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    :oops: :oops: almost. :rolleyes:

    But not the propeller :!:
     
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