Re: Rear Engined Aircraft

From:         limerock@aol.com (Limerock)
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Date:         21 Dec 94 02:17:42 
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In article <airliners.1994.1784@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
drinkard@bcstec.ca.boeing.com (Terrell D. Drinkard) writes:

Terry, this is Paul M.  The body attitude at cruise creates a very small
amount of lift but a significant nose up pitching moment thus reducing
lift and drag losses due to trim.  The thrust vector is tilted upwards for
the reasons given by myself and others in previous notes.