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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-25-2008, 09:09 AM Thread Starter
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C-130 landing on an Aircraft Carrier video

Cool video of a C-130 landing on the Forestall.
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I've seen this before

And I don't wish to try it. That said I know from personal experience that I can (well could) land a C-130 in less than 1000 feet. It's pretty violent! You are landing with 2 of the engines already in reverse and the other 2 pulling forward against the 2 in reverse. Then with full brakes and full reverse a tremendous stopping force is used. You should see the wings deflect when you hit the deck!!

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