wow! What a shame to do that to nice bird like that. But looking at the picture, and the tiny news bite, and not knowing anything about the circumstances,or the aircraft and its required configuration for landing, is it safe to assume that he landed a little fast? Afterall, I dont see any flaps/slats extended. Unless he cleaned it up as part of the shutdown procedure.
No, I am not typed in the Falcon. And may be its systems work differently. I have flown a Beech Premier I, which has exactly the system, I described [except, that it’s pure manual].
Captain Picard can happily look up again.
At least on such a short runway with that much water on it, you’d have to do everything, to get good breaking action and land as slowly as possible.
The only “Automatic” retraction on Biz jets that i am aware of is actually an “extension!” upon touchdown in the citation a squat switch extends the speed brakes because we dont have thrust reversers. It does just what you said “dumps” excess lift for better braking action. But as far as i am aware even in the boeings and airbuss’ the flaps and slats dont automatically retract on the touchdown rollout.
If anyone has insider information please share!!! But that is how i know it.
The landing roll showed the brakes in combination with automatic lift-dump to be extremely effective and the centre thrust reverser to be quick to deploy, giving a ground roll of 915m without any heavy braking effort.