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Old 22nd Jul 2016, 12:22
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Goldenrivett
 
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I still find it unbelievable that one single shock load could cause sufficient heating to raise the temperature of such a mass of metal to a temperature of about 500 degrees C.
I agree.
I suspect the heavy landing was reference to heavy braking. (maybe a rejected take off from high speed).
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