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Old 21st Jun 2015, 15:34
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Originally Posted by suninmyeyes View Post

I seem to remember on the 747 if the nose gear did not come down using the alternate method the third method was for the flight engineer to go down into the lower equipment bay (lower 41, 707 term that remained) and unscrew screws that held it up, after a number had been unscrewed the weight would strip the remaining screws and the nose gear would fall down.
That access door is frequently blocked by cargo on the freighters.

Any update on the final report or did I just miss its publication?
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