posted on May, 19 2015 @ 08:01 PM
originally posted by: Sauron
I�m not a pilot but from what I understand IMO a jet can not lower it�s landing gear until it is moving slower, otherwise there is wind shear,
I�m sure one of our local pilots could answer this for us,
[edit on 16-9-2004 by Sauron]
It all depends on the aircraft. For instance, the DA-42, a twin engine aircraft by Diamond, can pretty much deploy landing gear at any speed as long
as it's not in the red. The pilot can use this added drag to help bring the plane to proper circuit speed. However, each plane is designed
differently and therefore has different specifications that determine when landing gear can be deployed. Deployed whilst traveling too fast and the
gear has a chance of being damaged or sheared off completely or placing incorrect stresses on the aircraft.
Kind of surprised by the responses/behavior by a lot of the moderators here. 9/11 really seems to be the litmus test for hoax/b.s.
How's the old saying go? Trust no one?