From: "Michael F. Lechnar" <email@example.com> Date: 27 Aug 1998 14:30:59 GMT Organization: nams References: 1 2 3
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k_ish wrote: > > Michael F. Lechnar wrote: > > > First 777-300 with PW4098 Engines. In town for cruise performance > > testing. March has a nice, long runway that enables us to do a max > > weight takeoff and puts us in our favorite test area at top of climb. > > Thanks for the info; maybe I will drive out there myself to see it. Any > idea how long it will be there? > > BTW, where is the "favorite test area"? Ken, Already back in Seattle, I think. For cruise testing we like to use an area of restricted airspace off of the CA coast called "W-291" on the navigation charts. It gives us room to fly without worrying too much about other traffic. Mike Lechnar Aircraft Performance Engineer "If I was speaking for Boeing, I wouldn't be doing it here."