Re: B757 "Heavy Jet"?

From: (MikeM727)
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Date:         31 Jul 96 12:29:41 
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In article <airliners.1996.1351@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
(Alan Browne) writes:

> It is true that the
>vortexes are worst during approach for a variety of reasons (high angle
>incidence?? higher flap settings??)

Actually, the conventional wisdom is that greatest vortex strength occurs
when the generating aircraft is:
1) Heavy
2) Clean
3) Slow

ATP/FE, Boeing 727
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