Re: DC-9 Flight Control

From:         Pete Mellor <pm@csr.city.ac.uk>
Date:         01 Jun 96 16:27:14 
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Robert Dorsett <rdd@netcom.com> wrote on Mon May 27 21:42:43 1996:-

> The 727 has a manual reversion mode.  If hydraulic power is lost, there
> are cables leading to control tabs on the ailerons and elevators, thus
> aerodynamically moving the surfaces.  The controls just get rather heavy,
> but the airplane has a get-on-the-ground capability.

I thought the 737 had a similar manual reversion.

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