Re: 747SP Wing

From:         mjtp <>
Organization: The Montana Internet Cooperative Association
Date:         06 Feb 96 14:15:49 
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>The flaps do indeed work differently -- the 747SP uses simple flaps
>(or maybe double-slotted flaps, I can't recall offhand) instead of the
>triple-slotted flaps used on other 747 models.  The fairings house the
>complex flap activation mechanisms and thus aren't needed on the SP.

 I belive you are right about the double-slotted flaps, but one major
reason was to lessen the A/C's weight, after all it was a long range A/C.

              Jeff in Helena, AGAIN!!!!
             *Please do not email me!!!*

 HAY, we are getting COLOR T.V.'s within a year!!!!! *laughing*