Re: in-flight engine shutdown / antiquated ATC equip

From: (Simon Craig)
Organization: OzEmail Pty Ltd - Australia
Date:         08 May 95 02:09:10 
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In article <airliners.1995.566@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
(TriStar500) wrote:

> >The shut-down of one engine meant the loss of an air conditioning unit,
> >and the remaining unit overheated.
> The crew should have been able to operate the other pack by
> cross-bleeding.

Yes but the other engine may not have been able operate the other pack at
that altitude as well as power the aeroplane whilst remaining within its
operating parameters.  They may have been limited by egt or some other
factor.  The air that the engine needed to supply the other pack and
maintain pressurisation at that altitude may have been too much for the
engine limits.

Simon Craig