Re: Unjamming Gear on 747 - how?

From:         gbb@cix.compulink.co.uk ("Graham Bird")
Organization: Graham Bird, Director of Branding, X/Open Company Ltd.
Date:         08 Aug 95 02:18:25 
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Well for real (happened to me on a BA 747 earlier this year into LHR),
there is an emergency blowdown system.  We knew something was wrong as
the noise increases dramatically (as though the spoilers were deployed,
but I could see that they weren't).  We landed, uneventfully, on a runway
on our own lined by fire trucks and ambulances and cleared the runway and
shut down.

I wish I could remember the typical British understated report from the
pilot!