Re: DC-3 Upgrades

From:         drchambe@tekig5.pen.tek.com (Dennis Chamberlin)
Organization: T&M/Telecoms IBU, Tektronix, Inc., Beaverton,  OR.
Date:         22 Jul 94 12:44:01 
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In article <airliners.1994.1430@ohare.Chicago.COM> libove@libove.alf.dec.com (Jay Vassos-Libove) writes:
>I'm sorry that I can't provide technical detail, but I have
>heard of one of these converted/upgraded DC-3's.  My father
>The craft's engines
>evidently provide more thrust than the weight of the craft,
>and my father has seen a demonstration of the craft climbing
>_vertically_!

I wonder what is required of the pilot when only half that thrust is
present...all on one side? In a takeoff situation?