Date: 04 Jun 97 13:03:59 From: "SpeedBird" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: Prodigy Services Corp References: 1
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email@example.com wrote in article <airliners.1997.1141@ohare.Chicago.COM>... > 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. I'd say so, although it would be rather lazy and sloppy. The only jetliner I know of that can do a tight barrel roll is the 707.