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Farnborough Air Show bans thrilling maneuver as Airbus and Boeing jets aim to impressOn the opening day of the Farnborough Air Show, the Boeing 787-9 did a spectacular touch-and-go in the afternoon flying display, coming down and touching the tarmac as if to land, then powering up and climbing steeply away. On the second day, the Air Show authorities banned that maneuver. (blogs.seattletimes.com) More...
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You need to have the capability to make a Winnebago act like a 'vette if you need to. You may not do it under normal conditions but it's nice to know you can if you need to. LOL
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I wonder if it's in the Air France decals as did there A320 when they showed that off and crashed in the forest years back
It was an actual Air France aircraft flown by Air France pilots.
Like driving a Turbo Subaru Impreza...had one and loved it. Looked like a standard small SUV but moved out like a scalded cat to the shock of the 'Vette drivers.
Airbus probably secretively begged to ban those maneuvers - afraid their tail would fall off
I am surprised they have not lost another one.
Theres the A300 in NY just after 9/11, the airbus from south america to france in 2010 - but I feel like I am forgetting more.