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It's been a long time since I've flown, but I remember calling trim tests from the ground where the trim took the elevator almost to the stops, without touching the control column, except to adjust the trim button mounted by the pilots thumb.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
A reply to: LaBTop
That's assuming the wing flex was 3 meters and stayed at 3 meters. At low altitude the wings bounce a lot, and 3 meters was a guesstimate.
5 seconds flight time at 530 MPH is a damn long distance...!
It is 5 secs x 0.1611 = 0.8055 miles.! That's 1.3 kilometer.!
originally posted by: Salander
It's fascinating to see so much discussion about an event that did not happen LOL. So much bandwidth in honor of Ol' Hani, Ace Pilot. Cold-blooded killer slits throats of airliner crew, straps on the Big Boeing, and flies a maneuver most line pilots consider to be impossible.
Yes, the Emperor's New Clothes are beautiful, eh?