Re: Reverse Thrust in Air (was Trident/More Weirdness))

Date:         28 Aug 97 02:30:41 
From:         wb8foz@netcom.com (David Lesher)
Organization: NRK Clinic for habitual NetNews Abusers - Beltway Annex
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In smaller beasts, an ex-US Customs pilot told me of doing short
field approaches in their King* Air. Basically, cross the threshold
low and dirty, put both sides in reverse pitch and LAND, period.

No less than Mary Shafer of NASA Drydan confirmed this but said the
FOD was hard on the prop blades...

I just gulped when he told me....

{ * I always get royality confused, and it might have been a Queen
Air, but I don't think so. Which did USCS fly? }
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