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Impressive Airline Videos (cross wind landings...)

Old Aug 31, 06, 7:32 am
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Impressive

Have had some serious cross winds, but nothing like this

http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...92853543566084
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Old Aug 31, 06, 9:37 am
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Originally Posted by DutchSE
Have had some serious cross winds, but nothing like this

http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...92853543566084
Makes you wonder where they train their pilots?? Kai Tak is tough enough without having to do stunts like that one. Maybe that's why I pulled my sister-in-law off of a Korean flight and put her on AC to HKG using my miles!

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Old Aug 31, 06, 9:40 am
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Originally Posted by Doc Fraud
Makes you wonder where they train their pilots?? Kai Tak is tough enough without having to do stunts like that one.
Note to Doc; Kai Tak hasn't been used for regular commercial scheduled airline passengers since 1998.
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Old Aug 31, 06, 10:53 am
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thats an amazing shot......
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Originally Posted by Doc Fraud
Makes you wonder where they train their pilots?? Kai Tak is tough enough without having to do stunts like that one. Maybe that's why I pulled my sister-in-law off of a Korean flight and put her on AC to HKG using my miles!

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Man, I will take that pilot any day. Maybe I should start flying with Korean Air.
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Old Aug 31, 06, 12:14 pm
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DutchSE: thanks for the link. I'm sure this video will be of interest to members all over FlyerTalk.

Note: Hope you don't mind but i edited to thread title to be a bit more descriptive.
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Old Aug 31, 06, 1:13 pm
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Originally Posted by tcook052
Note to Doc; Kai Tak hasn't been used for regular commercial scheduled airline passengers since 1998.
Yes I know, but it is still a video of a very bad approach into Kai Tak.

Think of it as a re-run

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Old Aug 31, 06, 1:20 pm
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Another one

Here is the scariest one I've seen, TAP (trying to) landing in bad weather:

http://www.flightlevel350.com/Aircra...Video-116.html

There must have been many cross-signs made in that plane...
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Old Aug 31, 06, 1:22 pm
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Here's another one for you:
http://tinyurl.com/eoyjh
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Old Aug 31, 06, 1:58 pm
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Originally Posted by Doc Fraud
Yes I know, but it is still a video of a very bad approach into Kai Tak.

Think of it as a re-run

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The reason it sticks out is I was flying out of Kai Tak back in early July '98 a few days prior to the switchover. I was a rush setting in the top deck of a NW 747 for your first time to HKG.
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Old Aug 31, 06, 2:10 pm
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Originally Posted by tcook052
The reason it sticks out is I was flying out of Kai Tak back in early July '98 a few days prior to the switchover. I was a rush setting in the top deck of a NW 747 for your first time to HKG.
Back in 1975 I spent a summer in HK as a student. I stayed with friends of my parents who lived on top of a hill in Kowloontong. From their rooftop garden I had a birds eye view of the famous checkerboard and we were high enough that I could tell if an airliner was on glidepath by whether or not I could look into the pax windows as they went by.

I have fond memories of sitting for hours with a Sony airband receiver watching airliners from all over the world do the curved ILS.

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Old Aug 31, 06, 2:13 pm
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These videos are incredible!
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Old Aug 31, 06, 3:11 pm
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The first video is classic. Anyone have the link to the article about that landing?

Edit: Here's another landing that I'd hate to be in

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Old Aug 31, 06, 3:59 pm
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Some more good stuff here: http://www.micom.net/oops/
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Old Aug 31, 06, 4:17 pm
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Wow! Thanks for the link! ^
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