Re: A3XX vs B747-600 (was: Airbus lawsuit coming?)

From: (David R. Smith)
Date:         11 Aug 96 00:03:57 
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David Lesher ( wrote:
: It always seemed to me that what you want to do is fold the wing
: DOWN not up. The structual reason is obvious. The hassle is
: you can only fold it far enough out so it won't drag on the
: ground ;-}

Or it could fold as the Grummans of WWII: rotate forward, then fold back.

David R. Smith, HP Labs |   "I like to get my hands dirty,       |   because it stimulates my mind."
                        |        -- Irwin Sobel