Re: Slight lateral shaking in back of 777?

From: (Tareq R. Matalqa)
Organization: The Ohio State University
Date:         06 Sep 95 01:04:07 
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In article <airliners.1995.1183@ohare.Chicago.COM> Ted Deller <> writes:
>I'm not sure if this has anything to do with the lateral motion you
>observed, but the couple of times I watched the new B777's take off at
>Boeing Field recently, I was struck by the oscillations in the tail
>stabilizers as the engines revved for takeoff.

>The tail stabilizers flopped up and down quite a bit as the engines
>accelerated, but seemed to stop as the plane gained speed and lifted

Most planes do that on take off.  it is very obvious on the DC-8, and
the 727.

Have not had the chance to see the 777 takeoff yet.