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[SEAOC] Re: [SEAOC] aircraft on bridges (afterthoughts)

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>"...lift force on the wings at the minimum permitted landing speed 
(170 mph).
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The minimum approach speed may be 170mph; maybe the shauttle or the 
Concorde, or a high performance fighter is in that range at touchdown. 
On final approach, the pilot will be maintaining 1.3 x stall speed on 
short final. Most aircraft flying can't extend thier landing gear at 
170 mph without risking structural damage.
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Tire pressure and wheel loading (some undercarriages look like a tire 
store display (with eight wheels on one gear). At least it is in 
pavement design.

The FAA may also have some design manuals on this subject, and they do 
have a Home Page.
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