Re: Unjamming Gear on 747 - how?

From:         barr@netcom.com (Keith Barr)
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Date:         28 Jul 95 02:53:19 
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In article <airliners.1995.1107@ohare.chicago.com>,
Dr. Erdelen <hrz090@aixrs1.hrz.uni-essen.de> wrote:
>Airliners Question (I hope, Karl read this far):
> - Is poppin-jammed-gear-by-pullin-g's an acknowledged procedure for
>   airliners, or at all a viable RL(tm), as opposed to TV, option?

This is definitely a procedure recommended for small aircraft, but
transport category aircraft are only certified to +2.5 G's, so a pilot
could try it, but could not put too much pull on the wings, lest they might
decide to part company with the rest of the aircraft.
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