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(YouTube)   Passengers on US Airways Airbus A330: Have we landed yet? Flight attendant: Yes, 3 minutes ago   (youtube.com) divider line 29
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2013-07-20 01:54:22 PM
 
2013-07-20 02:08:51 PM
I like how there is a LiveLeak-logo and a youtube URL in the video. The original youtube-video was uploaded almost 3 years ago.
 
2013-07-20 02:45:27 PM
Unfortunately they were still on US Airways, where they don't even let you have your phone on airplane mode.

"ANYTHING WITH OFF SWITCH NEEDS TO BE TURNED OFF!"

Calm the f*ck down b*tch. On other airlines around the world they let you talk on your phone during the flight including take-offs and landings and they haven't had any problems. My phone being in airplane mode isn't going to cause the plane to crash. I need it on to see the time since your seatbacks have nothing on them to show it to me. I can only hope things get better when they merge with American, although they suck too.
 
2013-07-20 03:04:18 PM

Walker: Unfortunately they were still on US Airways, where they don't even let you have your phone on airplane mode.

"ANYTHING WITH OFF SWITCH NEEDS TO BE TURNED OFF!"

Calm the f*ck down b*tch. On other airlines around the world they let you talk on your phone during the flight including take-offs and landings and they haven't had any problems. My phone being in airplane mode isn't going to cause the plane to crash. I need it on to see the time since your seatbacks have nothing on them to show it to me. I can only hope things get better when they merge with American, although they suck too.


I think I've flown all US carriers that hit Michigan now, and none of them let you have shiat on.  That doesn't stop anyone from just leaving them on though.
 
2013-07-20 04:46:58 PM
Best landing I've been a part of was watching the plane get lower and lower and then realizing we'd landed. No bump of any kind--nothing. I was impressed and told the captain so.
 
2013-07-20 04:56:06 PM
Holding the nosegear up as long as you can is fun in any airplane.

/ and shows boss-like landing sk1llz
 
2013-07-20 05:03:49 PM

dstanley: Best landing I've been a part of was watching the plane get lower and lower and then realizing we'd landed. No bump of any kind--nothing. I was impressed and told the captain so.


Yep.  Once on a Southwest 737.  I was reading and didn't notice we were on the ground until I heard the engine go into reverse thrust.  I gave kudos to the Captain, too.
 
2013-07-20 05:23:39 PM

Walker: Unfortunately they were still on US Airways, where they don't even let you have your phone on airplane mode.

"ANYTHING WITH OFF SWITCH NEEDS TO BE TURNED OFF!"

Calm the f*ck down b*tch. On other airlines around the world they let you talk on your phone during the flight including take-offs and landings and they haven't had any problems. My phone being in airplane mode isn't going to cause the plane to crash. I need it on to see the time since your seatbacks have nothing on them to show it to me. I can only hope things get better when they merge with American, although they suck too.


TERRORIST NON-COMPLYING WITH FASCIST RULES!
 
2013-07-20 05:49:57 PM
it sure helps on tire life.  those damn things are expensive.
 
2013-07-20 05:50:45 PM
The linked video is a stolen and re-uploaded one someone stole for cheap hits

The original (3 year old video) by SImon Lowe himself is here:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lowrM-780tg
 
2013-07-20 05:53:37 PM

studebaker hoch: Holding the nosegear up as long as you can is fun in any airplane.

/ and shows boss-like landing sk1llz



i want to see one of them hang ten.
 
2013-07-20 05:57:43 PM
Not shown in this video: The pilot ramming the throttle back up as he runs out of runway.
 
2013-07-20 06:18:32 PM

studebaker hoch: Holding the nosegear up as long as you can is fun in any airplane.


Seen something like this in person once. The landing was so smooth I don't even remember seeing smoke come off the tires. It was just so profoundly different than every other landing I've ever seen that I never forgot it. It was a military passenger plane, too, which made it all the more special. They usually give zero farks about stuff like that.

/ Slashie CSB: Knew a guy who was watching a military airshow and he said when the F-16 took off and pulled up his gear he then eased it down and kept flying straight and level over the runway. He was actually flying lower to the ground than if his gear had been down. Then when he hit the end of the runway he pulled a 90 degree vertical and kept right on like that until he was just a dot.

// I should also point out that we were both Navy and the F-16 is an Air Force plane, so this is giving kudos to our rival in the show, not tooting our own horn. We were F/A-18 guys and it was clear that no matter what our plane did in the demo there was just no topping that. No way, no how.
 
2013-07-20 06:42:30 PM
so youre saying a korean wasnt flying this plane?
 
2013-07-20 06:50:49 PM
I was on a US Air flight last month that had a landing that smooth in Philadelphia.  If flying was always as pleasant as that flight was, you couldn't keep me out of a plane.
 
2013-07-20 07:12:25 PM
 Cha

Great_Milenko: I was on a US Air flight last month that had a landing that smooth in Philadelphia.  If flying was always as pleasant as that flight was, you couldn't keep me out of a plane.


www.boingboing.net "Challenge accepted"
 
2013-07-20 07:37:53 PM

Walker: Unfortunately they were still on US Airways, where they don't even let you have your phone on airplane mode.

"ANYTHING WITH OFF SWITCH NEEDS TO BE TURNED OFF!"

Calm the f*ck down b*tch. On other airlines around the world they let you talk on your phone during the flight including take-offs and landings and they haven't had any problems. My phone being in airplane mode isn't going to cause the plane to crash. I need it on to see the time since your seatbacks have nothing on them to show it to me. I can only hope things get better when they merge with American, although they suck too.


Why would I want listen to you yapping like a teenage girl to her 10 best friends while being stuck sitting in front of you? Shut the fark up for 2 hours.
 
2013-07-20 08:02:10 PM
Beer run pilot?
 
2013-07-20 10:06:38 PM
Funny that there was somebody right in the middle of the airfield to record that textbook landing.

The smoothest landing I recall was at DFW during a thunderstorm. Only later did the pilot admit that he was an an instructor at the American Airlines flight institute. If he was charged with teaching others how to fly them, then he was required to get out every once in a while and prove he could still do it himself.
 
2013-07-20 10:26:19 PM
On the other hand, I was on an American flight that landed so hard I thought the gear was going to come up through the wings.  A few seconds goes by and the pilot announces "This is Captain Smith, welcome to Dallas Fort Worth, and thanks to First Officer Jones for that fine landing"  (I assume Captain Smith was actually flying).
 
2013-07-20 11:35:14 PM

nytmare: Walker: Unfortunately they were still on US Airways, where they don't even let you have your phone on airplane mode.

"ANYTHING WITH OFF SWITCH NEEDS TO BE TURNED OFF!"

Calm the f*ck down b*tch. On other airlines around the world they let you talk on your phone during the flight including take-offs and landings and they haven't had any problems. My phone being in airplane mode isn't going to cause the plane to crash. I need it on to see the time since your seatbacks have nothing on them to show it to me. I can only hope things get better when they merge with American, although they suck too.

Why would I want listen to you yapping like a teenage girl to her 10 best friends while being stuck sitting in front of you? Shut the fark up for 2 hours.


THIS!
 
2013-07-21 02:54:04 AM
You can keep your smooth landing, just show me a US Airways flight that isn't 7 hours delayed.
 
2013-07-21 04:31:03 AM

Walker: Unfortunately they were still on US Airways, where they don't even let you have your phone on airplane mode.

"ANYTHING WITH OFF SWITCH NEEDS TO BE TURNED OFF!"

Calm the f*ck down b*tch. On other airlines around the world they let you talk on your phone during the flight including take-offs and landings and they haven't had any problems. My phone being in airplane mode isn't going to cause the plane to crash. I need it on to see the time since your seatbacks have nothing on them to show it to me. I can only hope things get better when they merge with American, although they suck too.


You can actually hear a clicking sound when a cellphone is in use on some communication systems, it's kind of irritating.  Nobody's ever said it's going to make the plane crash, I think the official excuse is 'interference with navigation systems'.  Anyway, the darn thing probably isn't going to work for most of the flight so if you leave it on you're just draining your battery while it feebly searches for a signal.
 
2013-07-21 04:40:09 AM

InternetSecurityGuard: Funny that there was somebody right in the middle of the airfield to record that textbook landing.


Simon Lowe is pretty well-known in the spotter world.  Rest assured that he records these images from a safe and legal position off the field.
 
2013-07-21 06:25:22 AM
People want an airplane to be like a car, but it isn't. That was a nice landing, no question, but if it is too smooth, you "float" - you take up too much runway.  Some airports do no allow for that.  A great landing at LaGuardia or DCA, for example, would be to "stick it" to initiate solid traction with the surface of the runway. I am always happy when I feel the tires make solid contact with the runway.
 
2013-07-21 07:06:40 PM
 
2013-07-21 07:30:11 PM

snark puppet: Was hoping to see more planespotting channel links.


I usually go to http://www.flightlevel350.com/
 
2013-07-21 08:12:36 PM

Thunderboy: snark puppet: Was hoping to see more planespotting channel links.

I usually go to http://www.flightlevel350.com/


Yep, lot's of re-rendered video. I'm looking for the source.
 
2013-07-22 12:19:34 AM
grease is the word
 
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