barrel roll in 727 ?!!

From:         Daan Vlaskamp <>
Date:         22 Jul 96 01:53:13 
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>The crew of a (TWA?) 727 was sort of "playing" with the flaps at cruise
>to milk out a little bit better fuel economy.  They did a barrel roll
>before recovering, losing 10's of thousands of feet of altitude in the
>process.  Not a boring flight at that point.

Never heard that story before. Do you have more information about this
"incident" ?


Daan Vlaskamp
The Netherlands