Re: Reverse Thrust on a 757

From:         tristar500@aol.com (TriStar500)
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Date:         09 Nov 94 00:51:24 
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In article <airliners.1994.1671@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
saghir@eecg.toronto.edu (Mazen Saghir) writes:

>While waiting for our flight to take off at DFW, I noticed that two 757s
>landed and had reverse thrust applied before their front landing gears
>had touched the ground. Is this standard procedure? I though that reverse
>thrust is applied after all wheels are on the ground.

The 757 TR requires only that the main gear struts be compressed (Weight
On Wheels - WOW).