Date: 10 Jul 97 17:46:12 From: "john r." <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: silence References: 1
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In article <airliners.1997.1366@ohare.Chicago.COM>, "V. Venkatesh" <email@example.com> writes >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. This is very serious, if it happened. Could be that number 2 engine was shut down. Anyone know anymore ? -- john r.