Re: 777 Question

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Date:         29 Jan 95 19:14:47 
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  or MIME structure

Dihedral also provides structural strength due to the caltilever effect of
its geometry.  With the 777, designed for the optimally efficient
long-haul cruise possible, great span and wing area are is needed.  Thus,
a tremendous wing requiring great structural strength and flexibility.