Re: Boeing 767 main gear tilt

Date:         01 Aug 97 04:04:16 
From:         Andrew Weir <andyweir@compuserve.com>
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>>> At low weights, the aircraft has a tendency to "tiptoe" after
>>> landing. I think the A340 needs around 50 tons on the mains ...

>>I'm afraid I don't understand the question.  Can't help you.  :-)

>I assume the original question refers to the pressure required
>to compress the shock-absorbers and activate the weight-on-wheels
>(WOW) switches.

What is "tiptoeing" and what, if anything, is wrong with it?