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    A Little Humor Couldn't Hurt

    Well actually I didn't expect it would be judged but I'll try another one that hopefully doesn't offend anyone. ;)
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    Perfect barbecue

    And the darn thing isn't on a trailer. It's mounted on legs that look to be permanently attached to the patio. Lots of work went into the construction of that thing but it is so cool. Tom
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    How can I make this forum better for you?

    I'm sorry. I posted this A Little Humor Couldn't Hurt | 74 Gear Forum in the wrong place. I meant to put it here. Tom
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    A Little Humor Couldn't Hurt

    I think we should have a place to post aviation-based humor, videos, jokes or cartoons. I'm aware that these can sometimes get out of hand but the general forum rules should address any R or X rated material. Example:
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    Thrust Reverser

    I sort of forgot about this thread, sorry. To address the above message; yes, if the crew was aware that the reverser was on MEL and there's no reason they shouldn't be, they would be ready for the slight adverse yaw and adjust for it. Its when the flight crew encounters a non-functioning...
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    Entire landing gear assembly turned on crabbing A380

    We used the Helio in Vietnam. The Air Force designation was the U-10 and the most common was the U-10-B. They all had the crosswind gear. Using the gear was optional and because the thing could be flown so slow with flaps and leading edge slats, landing in a crosswind wasn't a big issue. One...
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    Entire landing gear assembly turned on crabbing A380

    Here's another one that was available with 'crosswind landing gear' Helio Courier https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helio_Courier Tom
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    Thrust Reverser

    Strange but after all of the discussion I just noticed this was also a no flaps landing. Yes, it was a strong crosswind but I would have expected to see just a little aluminum, maybe flaps 2, hanging. This was by no means a textbook landing. Tom
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    Thrust Reverser

    I was watching a YouTube video of crosswind landings and saw this one. Start is at 5 minutes and 19 seconds and ends at 5 minutes and 47 seconds. The right side reversers deploy but not the left one. What's with that? Crosswind Landings You WON'T BELIEVE [Best Crosswind Landings #1] - Bing...
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