From:         "Keith R. Thompson" <>
Organization: Earthlink Network, Inc.
Date:         08 Oct 96 13:00:06 
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Tregear <> wrote in article
> 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?

I'm not sure about the A320, but on the A300 the RAT was located in the
right wing root and was deployed by pulling a handle located on either side
of the cockpit outboard of the Captain's and FO's seats. In a total
electrical failure scenario, the procedure at my airline was for both
pilots to pull their respective RAT handles in case the linkage from either
one failed.

Keith R. Thompson
Denver, CO