Re: Inflight engine shutdowns vs. speedups?

From:         alek@den.mmc.com (Alek O. Komarnitsky)
Organization: Martin Marietta Astronautics, Denver
Date:         14 Mar 95 02:34:34 
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In article <airliners.1995.249@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
TriStar500 <tristar500@aol.com> wrote:
>>I understood that the HP fuel shut-offs, usually just behind the thrust
>>levers, will ONLY shut off the fuel when the engines are at idle, to
>>prevent inadvertant shutdown in flight.  
>
>The fuel shut-offs can be closed at anytime. There are no interlocks on
>any aircraft that I'm familiar with.

As I recall, a real-life example of this was on a Delta 767 (757?) 
out of LAX where the pilots inadvertently did this on climb-out ...

alek