From: Ian Judge <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: Home Date: 07 Mar 96 02:04:40 References: 1 Followups: 1 2
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Ronald James Wanttaja (email@example.com) wrote: : For the entire travel period, the maximum G level was: : X = 6.167 : Y = 6.889 : Z = 10.10 : These sound high, but remember, most of them are short-lived events with : not much energy in them. It should be noted that I carried a china teapot : in the same suitcase as the EDR (wrapped in bubble wrap); it arrived : unbroken. These sound particularly high when you consider that the maximum g-loading of a B757 is 3g. Approx 3 yrs ago Caledonian severely bent a B757 with a heavy landing of 2.76g. The aircraft took 3 weeks to prepare for a ferry flight from LGW to LHR where the aircraft was repaired over 2/3 months. The work involved including reskin fuselage aft of wing due to ripples and a crack in the crown, new undercarriage and NDT of all mountings ( even for the overhead bins ) -- Ian Judge _|_ firstname.lastname@example.org _____(_)_____ ! ! !