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C-5 Gear-Up Landing at LERT


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11 minutes ago, sforron said:

Cue the jokes about the C-5 always breaking in great locations.

Well. at least that's an improvement.  In my day (granted, that was a few decades ago), they broke everywhere they went.  The joke then was that they always flew in formation...C-5 lead, C-141 wingman carrying spare parts.

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On 5/22/2017 at 4:01 PM, Homestar said:

They're going to need a bigger jack. 

There is a reason the C-5's have permanently mounted nose jack pads.

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On 5/23/2017 at 10:30 AM, Lord Ratner said:

Wow. Able to slow it down substantially with the nose up. I think the 135 would just fall apart

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The 135 has landed with the nose gear retracted twice without any major damage.

It is entirely different if a 135 hits a bunch of cows with the nose gear on a touch and go.

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