Re: Landing in 35mph crosswind

Date:         18 Jun 99 01:39:52 
From:         "jdhil" <>
Organization: AT&T WorldNet Services
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Safe.  The wing low (one rear wheel first) is a common way to land in a
crosswind.  If you ever take flying lessons, this is the most likely
technique you'll learn.   For the obvious reasons, this technique isn't
used on an aircraft with wing pylons (like the DC-8, 707, 747 etc.).
The delay is to get the aircraft straight on the runway before using the
reverse thrust.   I'm not qualified on the 727, but I suspect 35kts is
in the upper range of the aircrafts normal limitations.  jd