How to Recover a 777?

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How to Recover a 777?

Post by JohnBoyZA » 28 Mar 2012 07:19

Not a Boeing, a CAT. Didn't even bother trying with the Patrol :think: Remember the CAT777 weighs 60 tonnes and 140 tonnes with a full load.
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Re: How to Recover a 777?

Post by David » 28 Mar 2012 07:46

What happened? Did the soil just give away under the load :think: I can't really see - is that a kinetic rope or a cable in the first pick?

Would have loved to see somebody try snatching that mother with a normal vehicle :lol:
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Re: How to Recover a 777?

Post by JohnBoyZA » 28 Mar 2012 08:11

Hi David

Unconsolidated soil + moisture.

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Re: How to Recover a 777?

Post by David » 28 Mar 2012 08:20

Thanks John. Those 777's are massive :surprised:
I have only seen bulldozers getting stuck and normally it takes something bigger to get them out. Problem is there aren't many things bigger than a 777 :lol:
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Re: How to Recover a 777?

Post by Peter Connan » 09 Apr 2012 10:10

John, Dhowmany is that dozer?
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Re: How to Recover a 777?

Post by Grant » 10 Apr 2012 08:16

Gents,


777 is a medium size truck, with a niminal payload of 100tons, Our biggest truck is a 797F an its payload is 400 tons.

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Re: How to Recover a 777?

Post by Peter Connan » 10 Apr 2012 09:14

Thanks Grant

My question is aimed at the recovery vehicle however.
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Re: How to Recover a 777?

Post by JohnBoyZA » 11 Apr 2012 10:10

Hi Peter

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Re: How to Recover a 777?

Post by Peter Connan » 11 Apr 2012 10:44

Thanks John
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