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Online Palkina

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Tailstrike
« on: March 16, 2018, 10:45:36 pm »
This is an interesting explanation about tailstrike in real planes.



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Re: Tailstrike
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2018, 06:46:13 am »
Great link, Carlos!  Thanks for posting!

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Re: Tailstrike
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2018, 09:02:36 am »
Thanks Carlos...31 cm tail clearance is normal?... :o couldn't these guys wait for the wing to lift the airplane a bit before rotating?
DOWN WITH GRAVITY!

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Re: Tailstrike
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2018, 09:27:25 am »
Thanks Carlos...31 cm tail clearance is normal?... :o couldn't these guys wait for the wing to lift the airplane a bit before rotating?

Hey @Wingnutz,

Hmmmm....

Vr ..... angle of attack ....  lift !!!  8)

Aren't you glad we fly "short" Cessnas?!!

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Re: Tailstrike
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2018, 09:37:08 am »
It is interesting that pilots have to rely on crew members input when they suspect a tailstrike happened.

For a multimillion dollar plane, tt is easy to think how they could benefit by just installing a couple of cameras on different parts of the aircraft.