coalnewbie wrote:OK, great piloting you have to grant that one. Now why did the nose gear fail? Isn't that the issue. Another poster nailed it. They made a stool ready for that problem - why? Where is the QC/QA on my $35MM investment. Remember MIL std 105????? So is that program the same as an engine out on an Osprey, nosecone on an ICBM, a critical F35 part or Airforce One.
samhill wrote:As far as the pilot goes don't forget that he can't see where the saddle is & the carrier isn't sitting still either, very seldom is the ocean totally calm. A job well done indeed.