Most amazing landing ever?

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  1. Mogul

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  2. Hvr

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    Nothing to see except a sign up page.
     
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  3. eric2011

    eric2011 Established Member

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    Any landing is amazing really when you consider you have up to 500 tonnes of metal and people traveling at 300 kph trying to put down on a strip of stationary asphalt only as wide as a 2 way road in sometimes atrocious weather. The other amazing thing is the driver always seems to get the nose wheel on the centre line markers which scares the crap out of me with the bumping. They deserve the money they get
     
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  4. serfty

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    I'm 'logged in', but all I see is this:

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  5. AviatorInsight

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    Any landing I can walk away from is a good landing. Any landing I can reuse the aeroplane is an ever better landing. ;)
     
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  6. Sdtravel

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    Best landing I had was in HKG on CX many years ago.
    It was so smooth that I didn't feel any thud as we hit the tarmac. So light and graceful I almost felt like a round of applause was due.

    Given that was home base I'm sure the pilot has done it many times to get it right.
     
  7. Strategic Aviation

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    @jb747 may disagree about relating smoothness to the quality of a landing.

    ISTR a comment that was more critical than those as well.
     
  8. RooFlyer

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    Still have no idea about the issue of this thread. @Mogul can you give us flight #, date so might look for other info?
     
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  9. jb747

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    And it's superb if it doesn't have to be rebuilt....
     
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  11. jb747

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    This is a bit of a Seinfeld thread....a thread about nothing.
     
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  12. Strategic Aviation

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    Indeed. For those that like threads about nothing, try 341 posts about Butter matters [Danish Lurpak on board] :)
     
  13. jamesimo24

    jamesimo24 Newbie

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    True not really sure what the whole thing was about. Have seen vids on YouTube of a US Airways A330 pilot pulling off a pretty impressive flare and touchdown on 05R though it did honestly look like the video was slowed down a bit. Still a huge flare though and the slow deployment of the spoilers on the 330 helps a bit I think too. So you fly the 74 JB? I agree with you on the 76 bit mentioned above, they really were a pilot's plane but you can't get a super smooth touchdown in them. Really miss those planes, it was always my dream to fly them for QF when I finished school. Now it looks like I'll have to accept the A380 :)
     
  14. AisleSeat

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    I've had the exact same experience at HKG! Were you flying in to Kai Tak?
     
  15. Sdtravel

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    No it was into Lantau Island
     
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