Re: "Falling from the Sky" nitpicks

From:         tristar500@aol.com (TriStar500)
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Date:         08 Mar 95 02:59:51 
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>not even mentioning that the *cabin* lights were on too ... awful lot for
>a little turbine to drive, you know ...

Especially since it only drives a hydraulic pump, not a generator.

>Not to mention how the air traffic controllers were listening in on the
>radio after the landing when there should have not been any power ... the
>ram air turbine would have stopped spinning when the airplane stopped
>moving.

The number 1 VHF COMM operates off of battery power.