Re: Dutch Roll

From:         David Horn
Organization: FlightSafety International
Date:         18 Sep 95 12:06:58 
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In article <airliners.1995.1442@ohare.Chicago.COM>, dorfman@netcom.com
says...
>     I was not aware that the motion occurs only on swept wing aircraft.

All aircraft experience dutch rolls, some worse than others. Some of the
worst aircraft that I personally know are ones with winglets. I do dot
know why this is. The Westwind II as well as many Lear (Bombardier)
products have a real nasty Dutch roll effect.