Poll: What Do You Rate The Chances Of Flying That Ural A320 Out Of A Muddy Field?


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  1. They stripped it down, so empty it’s less than 90,000 lbs? If they can accurately estimate the runway coefficient of drag for dirt then they only have to make it to a Vr of somewhere around 100kts’. V1 is sort of out the window.

    TOGA, Packs off, Flaps 3.

    I hope El Chapo doesn’t hear about it.

  2. Easy enough. Smooth out about 3000′ of ground for the runway. Wait for the ground to freeze and make sure you have lots of cameras and make it a pay per view event! Then fly it gear down to a nearby airport, run it across the was rack and its back in business.