Perhaps a silly question (DC-9 barrel roll)

Date:         17 May 97 15:15:52 
Organization: University at Buffalo
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	I was wondering if anyone might be able to help me here.  On a
recent flight a friend and I were musing on whether a commercial jet (In
this case it was a DC9) could handle a barrel roll. Now I know there are
all sorts of factors to consider like at what speed, and perhaps how fast
the roll itself was executed, but I would appreciate any input anyone
might have.