Crazy U2 landings

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  1. evangilder

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    Wow :shock:
    The U-2 must be very hard to land in a cross wind
     
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    Doesn't look easy to land with no wind either. I'd be curious to see how a sim deals with U2 landings. That sure doesn't look easy and I have seen many U2 landings when I was overseas. Some were a little squirrely, but none were like the video ones.
     
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    Does part of the problem emerge from just the fact that the landing gear are just on the midline?
     
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    Some of those look like Palmdale, one of the worlds' sources of sustained wind.
     
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    Some of the those were pretty hairy! She certainly doesn't look particularly stable on landing.
     
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