Re: Question: Vertical speed on landing?

Date:         19 Feb 97 02:46:22 
From:         hackett@southwind.net (Kim Hackett)
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>Can somebody please tell me what is the vertical landing speed
>limit for a B737 or B757 at MaxLandWeight (prior to any structural
damage)?

For certification to FAR Part 25, I think the landing gear must pass a
limit drop test at 10 ft/second at its maximum landing weight and
6 ft/sec at the maximum takeoff weight.  Reserve energy gear drop testing
is required at a higher sink rate, but I don't remember what it is.