Boeing 747-8 performs ultimate rejected takeoff

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  1. syscom3

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    Interesting stuff indeed. Thanks for posting.
     
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    I wonder how much total runway that test used ?
     
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    proberly within the average 'heavy' runway length or whatever it is?
     
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    Interesting find, thanks for sharing!
     
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    you can see the length markers as he goes , looks to 12000ft rwy
     
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    It's not quite the ultimate rejected takeoff test. What about with a wet runway ?
     
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    #8 syscom3, May 22, 2011
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    Maybe Flyboy can answer that one.
     
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    I guess a wet runway wouldn't be harder on the brakes, since the antiskid would probably have the brakes cycling on and off.

    But it would use more runway, and it would be harder on the sphincter muscle in a real incident, instead of a test.
     
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    I have to admit, that's still pretty dam impressive. Cool post syscom!
     
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    Nice, always liked the 747, glad it continues to fly on.....
     
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