Re: Yet more on the El Al crash

From:         gregory@bcstec.ca.boeing.com (Greg Wright)
Organization: Boeing
Date:         16 Dec 92 04:19:47 PST
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In article <airliners.1992.158@ohare.Chicago.COM> rdd@cactus.org (Robert Dorsett) writes:
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>The manual describes a 747-200, with CF6-50E engines, which produce a 
>static thrust of ~52,000 lbs.  The El Al airplane was powered with JT9D-7J's,
>which produce ~50,000 lbs of thrust).  So it's not entirely applicable to 
>the El Al crash, and I emphasize that the following is simply a "what-if,"

  There is also a difference in engine mountings, fairings, and low speed
behavior.  You could find a significant change in CLmax because of these
things.

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>Robert Dorsett
>rdd@cactus.org
>...cs.utexas.edu!cactus.org!rdd


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