From: email@example.com (Calvin D. Harman, Jr.) Organization: Shadow Information Services, Inc. Date: 09 Nov 94 00:51:24 References: 1
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In article <airliners.1994.1671@ohare.Chicago.COM>, firstname.lastname@example.org (Mazen Saghir) wrote: > 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. Most airliners Apply reverse thrust upon main wheel touchdown. The only exception I know of is the MD-80, which must wait for nosewheel touchdown(due to possible ground contact with clamshell thrust reverser doors).