757 wake turbulence

From:         Tobias Henry Lutterodt <luterodt@phoenix.Princeton.EDU>
Date:         13 Jan 94 05:07:19 PST
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A couple years ago, one of my professors told the class
that he was working on a project with Boeing and some
government agencies (probably the FAA) on a project to
reduce the 757's high wake turbulence.  They were proposing
some type of bolt-on attachment to the wing to cancel
out part of the vortex and prevent the CAA from 
classifying the aircraft as heavy.  

As I understand it, a heavy aircraft pays more to land
at an airport because it requires more separation and
reduces runway capacity at peak times.

Just my $0.02...

Toby