From: email@example.com (Andrew Cameron) Organization: Total Connectivity Providers - Internet access for the UK Date: 24 Jun 96 00:42:03 References: 1
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Mooney1@ix.netcom.com wrote: > Hello I was wondering if someone can help me understanding why the >FAA decreed the 757 as a Heavy Jet. >I know it fits the Cat. just by using its weight, but if I'm not >mistaken that was not the reason behind the ruling. Wake turbulence was significant enough that following some incidents the FAA changed the classification. I believe that the CAA in the UK had made this change in advance of the FAA.