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To answer question No. 2, such technique would reduce engine wear only in that it would involve applying reverse thrust later in the landing roll and for a shorter time (assuming reverse thrust is disengaged always at the same speed, which is normally in the region of 60 kt), something that the pilot in the video might not have taken full advantage of. ...


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This is not a recommended procedure for landing the 747 (or any other jet airliner I know of). The FCTM (Flight Crew Training Manual) says this: After main gear touchdown, initiate the landing roll procedure. If the speedbrakes do not extend automatically move the speedbrake lever to the UP position without delay. Fly the nose wheels smoothly onto the ...


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