Re: I sat in a 747 cockpit through the landing!

From:         rna@leland.Stanford.EDU (Robert Ashcroft)
Organization: DSG, Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
Date:         17 Dec 93 01:52:58 PST
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In article <airliners.1993.805@ohare.Chicago.COM>, libove@jerry.alf.dec.com (Jay Vassos-Libove) writes:
|> Names, dates, specific details left out to protect the guilty...
|> (What rules/laws did this violate anyway?)
|> 
|> The speed was deceptive too, on landing; because I was
|> watching indicators and seeing the runway, the visual
|> cues (lies, actually) made it seem that the plane was not
|> travelling at the ~150 (?) knots that it lands at, but
|> instead seemed to be going much more slowly.

It's the size of the thing.  I've also read that pilots upgrading to
the 747 have to be warned about taxiing too fast.

RNA