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It's been quite a white since I last flew any big iron, least of all anything fully loaded with about 90 tons of cargo. Let's just say that the approach into Portland, Oregon was not pretty, might have scared some of the local populace and no doubt made the tower curse a blue streak.. (I was distracted learning the idiosyncrasies of the Sky Sim MD-11 autopilot and wondering why it didn't intercept the localiser..)

Anyhow at least by the time the mains made..... "firm" ....contact with the tarmac I had her pretty much squared away and pointing to where she needed to be. She might even have been on the centreline! I think the oleos were fully compressed..

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EDIT: She didn't bounce! The oleos just uncompressed a little!

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She wasn't on the center line 😀

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3 hours ago, Avidean said:

She wasn't on the center line 😀

Any landing you can sim away from.....?

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8 hours ago, John_Cillis said:

Any landing you can sim away from.....?

Yeah, what John C said.

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20 hours ago, Avidean said:

She wasn't on the center line 😀

... OK OK... she was when I'd got the nose down :blush: sheesh...tough crowd... LOL only joking Dave!

Thanks guys!

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My wife says I'm far to observant and that I should keep my mouth shut otherwise people will know I am a "Word Not Allowed". In fact she tells me that everyone else is just as observant as I am, it's just that not everyone is a "Word Not Allowed".😭

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LOL Dave.You just carry on being observant, mate. It's important to be observant when flying gliders. Well..when flying any aircraft general 😉 

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Nice shot of the MD-11! At least you are down in one piece.

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