Re: A320 comments

From: (Simon Craig)
Organization: OzEmail Pty Ltd - Australia
Date:         13 Oct 95 12:38:18 
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> For an emergency landing, is it ever desireable to dump excess fuel to reduce
> the possibility or extent of a fire?  Would it make a difference or is fuel
> dumping only for reducing the landing weight?

No, this is never the case.  Fuel jettison capability is only for the
specific purpose of reducing the landing weight of the aircraft.