Re: Booster Engines

From:         David Lednicer <>
Date:         16 Jan 95 21:39:09 
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	In regards to using JATO bottles as boosters - 
Fairchild/Swearingen Metros have provision for a JATO bottle in the tail 
cone.  The idea is to trigger it if you loose an engine on take off.  I 
think that this is mainly for hot & high operations and I have yet to see 
a Metro with the JATO bottle actually installed.  If you're ever in the 
cockpit of a Metro, look for the JATO switch - its there on the 
instrument panel, usually with a placard announcing that the JATO is not 

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