Re: DC-8 Super 71/72/73 question

From:         "Robert M. McCullough" <>
Organization: FYI Networks
Date:         22 Jan 96 03:24:12 
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Daniel G. Sharpes wrote:
>   Douglas mod'ed the DC-8 with the CFM56 engines, much
> as the US Air Force did with their KC-135R.  When they
> re-engined the KC-135, though, the Air Force included an
> engine-out compensation system to improve directional
> control during takeoff.
>   Did Douglas (or Cammacorp) include a similar kind of
> compensation system on the Super 71, 72 or 73?

To the best of my knowledge Dan there was not a similar system added to
the DC-8 re-engined aircraft.