Date: 27 Dec 96 04:41:02 From: "Ted Pleavin" <pleavin@HK.Super.NET> Organization: Alexander Gallery References: 1 2 3
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Kim Hackett <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in article <airliners.1996.2780@ohare.Chicago.COM>... > > >>In a "controlled" (though the EA one was probably not) water ditching <snip> > I would say gear up. However, the large engines on DC-10, 747, 767, 757, etc > would produce much more drag than the gear due to the difference in frontal > area. All the A/C that I have ever flown, from DC-8's to 747's call for gear up in a ditching. Cheers Ted.