Re: B757 "Heavy Jet"?

From:         ability@zetnet.co.uk (Joe Curry)
Date:         03 Jul 96 01:23:53 
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> barr@netcom.com (Keith Barr) writes:

> >The FAA considered moving the B-757-200 into the heavy category, due to
> >unusually long lasting wake vorticies, but later decided not to do so.

Talking about wake vorticies. The recent decision to decrease the gap
for following aircraft from 60 to 30 miles might not come into it.
But at speeds
550 mph etc, there might be some affect?.

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