Re: Landing Gear Loads

Date:         02 Sep 98 01:08:20 
From:         mike@dizzydev.com (Mike Schmitt)
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>>plane -- despite every pilot's best effort to grease the landing --
>>will be descending at somewhere between zero and, say, 500 feet per
>>second when it touches down ... spinning the tires up to ~150knots
>
>500 feet per second is nearly 300 knots.  Yes, I think it's safe to say
>Perhaps an extra zero snuck in there?

"Per minute," the proofreader says, "per minute!"

Signed,

Typo-A-Second

P.S. While an ideal target is 0fpm descent rate on touchdown, what's a
nominal range that most aircraft experience?