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Stunt-Challenge: SABA JET LANDING

Postby legoboyvdlp » Sat Sep 13, 2014 2:25 pm

I challenge you to do this: land a 777, or any commercial jet of your choice at TNCS, or Juancho Yuransquin Airport, commonly known as Saba. It has an amazingly short runway; in fact, less than 1000 feet! If you can land a jumbo or triple-seven THERE, you are truly a pilot. Have fun ;)
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Re: Stunt-Challenge: SABA JET LANDING

Postby zlsa » Sat Sep 13, 2014 2:50 pm

Does the 787 count?
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Re: Stunt-Challenge: SABA JET LANDING

Postby legoboyvdlp » Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:00 pm

Yes! I said ANY commercial jet, which means right from the DH-106 to the A350.
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Re: Stunt-Challenge: SABA JET LANDING

Postby KL-666 » Sat Sep 13, 2014 4:41 pm

Do you mean like this?

http://youtu.be/2tJ8BujdV-Y

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Re: Stunt-Challenge: SABA JET LANDING

Postby legoboyvdlp » Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:04 pm

Very good! It is quite nice. What was your landing speed? Also, not sure if the displaced threshold counts, or maybe its just for touchdown.
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Re: Stunt-Challenge: SABA JET LANDING

Postby KL-666 » Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:22 pm

The plane stays in the air at about 110 as absolute minimum So i fly a bit faster than that, and finally stall the plane to touchdown. Then it must have a speed of 100-110.

The areas outside the runway are not for landing. You may use it for take-off. Sometimes these areas are very long like in EDDF i believe, with white arrows on them. Never touchdown in such area.

I touched down later than necessary, because i was a bit ill prepared. I wanted to do this quickly.

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Re: Stunt-Challenge: SABA JET LANDING

Postby legoboyvdlp » Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:23 pm

Thanks. Well, I'm sure the people in Saba were getting out the ambulance and fire truck :P
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Re: Stunt-Challenge: SABA JET LANDING

Postby patstan » Thu Oct 02, 2014 4:17 pm

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Re: Stunt-Challenge: SABA JET LANDING

Postby legoboyvdlp » Thu Oct 02, 2014 5:04 pm

Didn't you overrun the end? :P Nice!
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Re: Stunt-Challenge: SABA JET LANDING

Postby patstan » Thu Oct 02, 2014 5:15 pm

legoboyvdlp wrote in Thu Oct 02, 2014 5:04 pm:Didn't you overrun the end? :P Nice!


Nope. AFAIR i still had some runway space left which is why i didnt quiet break as hard in the end :)

By the way @legoboyvdlp i'd like to see you try it as well ;)
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Re: Stunt-Challenge: SABA JET LANDING

Postby legoboyvdlp » Thu Oct 02, 2014 6:57 pm

I will, though probably not very successfully. Also, mine will be screenshots, since I have no screen recorder yet.
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Re: Stunt-Challenge: SABA JET LANDING

Postby legoboyvdlp » Thu Oct 02, 2014 7:15 pm

Turns out it is impossible to do to me, I suppose because I am not patient enough to try a dozen times. Gave up after five. Will try with new plane soon.
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Re: Stunt-Challenge: SABA JET LANDING

Postby patstan » Thu Oct 02, 2014 7:21 pm

legoboyvdlp wrote in Thu Oct 02, 2014 6:57 pm:Also, mine will be screenshots, since I have no screen recorder yet.


Try out fraps. There are also some free screen recorders out there
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