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Old Nov 29, 09, 6:01 am
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nachosdelux
 
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Originally Posted by 5khours View Post
Sat next to a pilot going into LGA once when we aborted. He said the only time it was ever a problem was on some of the older jets that didn't have as much thrust. If you lost an engine and had your gear down you were basically committed because you didn't have lift to get back up.

Not true (loss of one engine) with transport category aircraft.

It may be true, if you lost multiple engines (on a 3 or 4 engine aircraft)
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