Re: "Crooked 737s?"

Date:         11 Nov 96 01:52:18 
From:         "J. Heilig" <jheilig@gate.net>
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brown@asiaonline.net wrote:
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> >  Jim Messina <sky@neosoft.com> wrote:
> >  >>Easy one. They are taxiing out with only one engine running to save fuel.
>
> Come-on all you aircraft designers.  For my pennyworth:  A capt
> answered my comments on the bent 737 problem with the explanation that
> the nosewheels are not mounted on the aircraft fuselage centre-line.
> This explanation should be easy to check!

	Rule number one:  Don't believe everything a Captain tells you about
his/her aircraft.  Many of them don't know nearly as much as they think
they do.

	Can *anyone* tell me a good reason why Boeing would have put the nose
gear of the 737 off center?  I didn't think so...

Jennings