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originally posted by: Aloysius the Gaul
a reply to: Blackfinger
it is supposed to be able to operate from an 800m snow covered runway - not necessarily rough.
A systemic problem causing failure of gear to extend isn't something you'd get identified and fixed in a month.
Given the short time frame and common operator of the latest 2 events the strongest link would be the operator......
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: awatara
Spinal injuries are standard when a pilot ejects. Nine times out of ten they're back flying in a few weeks. In one ejection an A-6 pilot permanently lost three inches of height, but returned to flying.
In one ejection an A-6 pilot permanently lost three inches of height, but returned to flying.