Re: MD-80: Lawn Dart or Efficient Design?

From:         amuir@twsu.campus.mci.net (Andrew Muir)
Organization: Nobody but me
Date:         03 Sep 96 01:16:55 
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In article <airliners.1996.1657@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
   "David G. Davidson" <gerhard@onramp.net> wrote:
>An aside to the Lawn Dart thread.
>
>>On the DC-10, the exhaust is also at the back of the aircraft, but
>>pointed down at about a 45 degree angle.  Every time a person walks
>>around the back of the aircraft, they are going to be hit by a blast of
>>hot air from the APU.
>
I was at an Airshow at Hanscom AFB in Mass on a cold and rainy afternoon.  A
bunch of us were pretty glad when the KC-10 started up its APU.  There was a
warm dry place to stand.