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Date:         29 Jun 97 16:47:07 
From:         "V. Venkatesh" <vangal@u.washington.edu>
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A cousin of mine was flying Sea-Tokyo on a NW 747 on Monday when the
captain shut down two engines near Alaska and returned to Seattle. I guess
this isn't much of a deal since nothing appeared in the news. When a 747
is flying along on 2 engines, what happens to speed, altitude and total
fuel consumption? I am guessing speed, altitude decrease and also possibly
total fuel consumption since only 2 engines are running.

Vangal.