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Old 20th Apr 2015, 15:01
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Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Krug departure, Merlot transition
Posts: 534
One thing I have noticed when taxiing the B747 with the Body Gear Steering inoperative is that you have to "overshoot" your intended line of direction during turns far more (ie go much deeper into turns); it feels like taxiing a much longer aircraft all of a sudden.

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