Re: Question: Vertical speed on landing?

Date:         19 Feb 97 02:46:22 
From:         Tony Maddern <>
Organization: University of New South Wales
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Andre Neves wrote:
> Can somebody please tell me what is the vertical landing speed
> limit for a B737 or B757 at MaxLandWeight (prior to any structural damage)?
> Does it differ in a large amount from the empty figure?
>         thanks...

>From memory the B747 and L1011 were certified for 10 feet per second at
max landing weight and 6 feet per second at max structural weight.
Somebody involved in the certification process may be able to verify if
these are FAA cert. requirements.

Tony Maddern