Re: Unjamming Gear on 747 - how?

From: (Keith Barr)
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Date:         28 Jul 95 02:53:19 
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In article <>,
Dr. Erdelen <> 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.
Keith Barr
   Broomfield, Colorado, USA