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mstram
17th Aug 2001, 20:15
How did 'they' come up with 3.8 g's as a limit for 'normal' aircraft ?

Why not 4.0 ? .. 2.0 ???

Mike

spekesoftly
18th Aug 2001, 07:03
4g = sudden loud twang? :D

pigboat
18th Aug 2001, 07:17
Has to do with vertical velocity on touchdown. Any more than 3.8g and your pax would all be wearing fur collars. :eek: