Re: B-757 Puerto Plata Accident

From:         "David G. Davidson" <gerhard@onramp.net>
Organization: On-Ramp; Individual Internet Connections; Dallas/Ft Worth/Houston, TX USA
Date:         27 Feb 96 23:00:31 
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>Does anyone know if the 757 involved here uses the same
>engine/reverser system that Lauda Air used on that 767 that had it's
>reverser deploy in cruise a few years back?? (Another explanation??)


The 757/767 and 737-300 and greater have had the reverser system
modified to include a 'sync-lock' system in response to the Lauda Air
crash.

The system is designed to lock the reverser sleeves in the stowed
position until the crew commands the reversers to deploy.


Dave
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