Three point turn by reverse thrust.

“Use all the runway available” applies horizontally as well as lengthways!

The 737 comes out like “I got you, big brother. Hey, everyone!! Look at me!!”

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John Straub
John Straub
3 years ago

Used a reverse gear, really. No such device on a jet. Reverse Thrusters? An entirely different story. Using the reverse thrusters is a relatively common practice on smaller jets such as the 757. It was also used on the DC-9 when I was in the Air Force to back out of a parking spot at a terminal, when no tow vehicles were available. It all deals with the engines and nothing to do with gears. It also requires some skills and experience. And most importantly, no use of the aircrafts braking system. To back out of a spot, release the… Read more »