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Old 18th September 2018, 07:45 PM
MarkR MarkR is offline
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Default Virgin incident highlights importantance of true runway condition reports

Quite an interesting report on how little things can make a big difference when it comes to planes landing:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/newsroom/new...n-reduce-risk/

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The ATSB is advising pilots to be conservative when relying on pilot reports for runway surface conditions, in particular, when the conditions are considered damp.

Virgin Australia Boeing 737
The ATSB’s investigation into the reduced braking effectiveness during landing of a Boeing 737 at Christchurch International Airport, 11 May 2015, highlights the how misperceptions of runway surface conditions can lead to runway excursions.

After touch down on runway 29, the Boeing 737 did not decelerate as expected during the later stages of the landing roll. The crew overrode the autobrakes, applied hard manual braking and retained the use of reverse thrust until the end of the runway.
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