Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help




Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum > General Discussions > Off-Topic Discussion

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-27-2013, 06:19 PM
Can't Know's Avatar
Registered Slacker
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Sunny CA
Posts: 733
Impressive landing

Piedmont 737 landing with the left gear up; as the clip continues (after the gear-up landing) they also show the pilot's attempt to get it to open by "bouncing" the plane down the runway.

I like the one passenger's comments about there being "lots of trips to the bathroom." I can imagine.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3syTxW85Ik
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-27-2013, 06:48 PM
t walgamuth's Avatar
dieselarchitect
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Lafayette Indiana
Posts: 34,434
Good job!

What was wedged in the wheel well?
__________________
[SIGPIC] Diesel loving autocrossing grandpa Architect. 08 Dodge 3/4 ton with Cummins & six speed; I have had about 35 benzes. I have a 39 Studebaker Coupe Express pickup in which I have had installed a 617 turbo and a five speed manual.[SIGPIC]

..I also have a 427 Cobra replica with an aluminum chassis.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-27-2013, 07:24 PM
Can't Know's Avatar
Registered Slacker
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Sunny CA
Posts: 733
Apparently they had pulled a wheel chock and set it up there for some reason, and then forgot to pull it out. Once the gear was retracted it fell into a position that blocked the gear from extending.

Doubtless someone got fired over that stupidity, and I'll bet there is an absolute prohibition on putting well, anything, in the wheel wells.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 06-27-2013, 09:08 PM
engatwork's Avatar
busy
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: Soperton, Ga. USA
Posts: 12,281
dayam

I have heard of ppl trying to sneak into the US in the landing gear tunnel of aircraft. Can't say I have heard where it caused any issue with the operation of the landing gear.

Wonder if this scenario is set up in the simulator.
__________________
Jim
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 06-27-2013, 11:44 PM
Can't Know's Avatar
Registered Slacker
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Sunny CA
Posts: 733
The times I've heard of that it's been the nose gear, which is a different consideration. In any event, a human would try to stay out of the way of the gear...and if they black out or die from lack of oxygen, the gear won't have much trouble getting past them; people have more, er, give than wheel chocks.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:28 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page