Re: RAT

From:         chrisddr@aol.com (chrisddr)
Organization: Net Direct, Inc. (317) 251-5252
Date:         08 Oct 96 13:00:05 
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In article <airliners.1996.1949@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
ltregear@camtech.net.au wrote:

>I've heard the A320 has a Ram Air Turbine, that automatically ejects
>into the airstream upon engine failure.

>My question is where is this Ram Air Turbine positioned and how big and
>how much power does it provide?

It is positioned just forward of the Left MLG.
It is about 30 inches in diameter and provides hydraulic pressure in a
hydraulic failure not engine failure.
I could give you the real details out of the MM if you want them.