Re: Concorde Question?

From:         megazone@obsidian.WPI.EDU (MegaZone)
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Date:         12 May 94 22:01:39 
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amitava@cs.tamu.edu (Amitava Raha) shaped the electrons to say:
>down, and I noticed that it has a tail wheel, which is quite high
>up as compared to the main wheels and the 
>nose wheels and I was wondering what the purpose of that set

Safety, they are there incase the pilot over-rotates on take-off.
The Concorde has a steep angle when it lifts off, and the wheels are
to prevent damage from tail-strikes.

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