Other success was obtained in the test of wet runway, crosswind and maximum energy brake testing.
What does WR stand for?
WR stands for Wet Runway
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We have 33 other meanings of WR in our Acronym Attic
- Wedding Ring
- Wedge Room (Pentagon Renovation Project)
- Welding Robot
- West Rail (train)
- West Richland (Washington)
- West Riding
- Western Railway
- Western Range
- Western Region (Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America)
- Wet Resistivity
Samples in periodicals archive:
Twenty-one per cent of accidents are due to wet runways, as well as landing too fast or too high.
The mishap occurred on 14 April, when the pilot of the single-seat interceptor was attempting to land on the wet runway at Zeltweg air base.
The DGCA has ordered investigation into the incident and de-rostered all six pilots of three operators - Kingfisher, Go Air and NACIL who operated flights during wet runway conditions on Tuesday.
Recognizing the risks of a single-engine, heavyweight landing on a wet runway at high density altitude with weather near ILS minimums, Capt Lanto made the decision to emergency jettison his munitions on a controlled range.
The AAIB also said that advice published by the Civil Aviation Authority about wet runways was not communicated by the airlines to their flight crews.
Also, information from air traffic control about braking gave flight crews "false confidence in the braking action available on the wet runway," the report said.
The Boeing 737-800 "experienced an extended landing at 0723 GMT (6:23 am) on wet runway 21, stopping on the tarmac at the end of the said runway," at Arrecife airport on the island of Lanzarote, the company said.