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hahaha yah... Kai Tak was one of the world's most dangerous airports :p

notice the pilots commenting on the youtube page :-D
 

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redstone said:
Why is it so difficult to land?
The old airport is cluttered by highrise buildings surrounding it and end up forcing the pilot to allign the runway with an extremely short distance, I have to admit it's one of the most horrible and worst airport design i've ever seen.
 

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redstone said:
Why is it so difficult to land?
The key to landing at Kai Tak was a huge turn just seconds before landing. Autopilot doesn't work because of the surrounding hills and that turn. There is a large beacon on top of the hill near the runway to signal when the turn should take place.
 
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