Can a private pilot land a big boy?

Discussion in 'Hangar Talk' started by WannFly, Nov 21, 2017.

  1. Stan Cooper

    Stan Cooper Pre-takeoff checklist

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    This.

    I did the ATOP program several years ago when the training was done at United's training facility at the old Stapleton airport in Denver. It was three days of drinking water from a firehose, but a terrific learning experience. Each student made three landings at SFO in the 737 sim, the third at IFR minimums. I also got my high altitude endorsement.

    Highly recommended; well worth the $495 registration fee.

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  2. flyingron

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    I can land a shrimp boy.
     
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    pmanton Line Up and Wait

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    [​IMG]I landed a Big Boy as a student pilot in 1954
     
  4. denverpilot

    denverpilot Taxi to Parking

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    Uhhh. You might want to rephrase that. Or not. Not judging. LOL.
     
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    short answer, sure you could "land it' but if you mean on a runway without breaking anything, no, not without expert help.
     
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