Entertaining Air Force One Video in Cleveland, OH Jan. 2010

Semi-time lapse of AF1 arrive, unload, reload then depart at CLE

The Best Air Force One Video - YouTube)

Is that a short runway? I noticed the engines were in reverse right at touch down?

It’s plenty long…9000 feet.

Oh okay. From what I have seen jets don’t reverse that quick…

You can use reverse as soon as the mains are on the ground and have spun up to speed.

Here’s a cool vid,

US Airways A330 Manchester Landing - YouTube)

I know they can reverse the second they hit the ground, but most videos and in-person landings I’ve seen they wait a little while before they reverse thrust.

Thanks 71Zulu.