Re: Gimli 767 nose gear

Date:         30 Apr 97 03:19:07 
From:         "Justin Talbot-Stern" <jts@aero.ae.su.oz.au>
Organization: St Paul's College
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>How far are the mains from the aerodynamic center of the wing?  I have a
>feeling that the pitching moment created by the wing is much more important
>that the lift it creates in this situation.  An even more important effect
>would be the moment imparted by the elevator.

Generally, the ground contact point of the main gear is about 15 degrees
behind and below the cg

Justin