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Southwest Burbank

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Re: Southwest Burbank

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METAR KBUR 061705Z AUTO 28013KT 1 1/4SM +RA BR SCT004 BKN013 OVC020 08/08 A2991 RMK P0013
METAR KBUR 061700Z AUTO 27016KT 1SM +RA BR SCT004 OVC013 08/08 A2991

13-16kt Tailwind, 5800' Runway and +RA.....hmm.....
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Re: Southwest Burbank

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The area where the plane stopped -- called an engineered materials arresting system
Pueto Plata, in the Dominican Republic had something like that in the apron area decades back when the ground crew marshalled one of our DC-8-63's across. The plane sank through the thin pavement, into the sand, and was there for a couple of days being dug out. Fortunately, that event had nothing whatever to do with a landing nor takeoff! Good design at Burbank!
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PilotDAR wrote: Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:02 pm Good design at Burbank!
I think a lot of these were mandated at shorter strips, instead of an extension.
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