Re: 747

Date:         11 Jul 97 02:09:25 
From: (McLELLAN Alexander, DED/1)
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Karl wrote:
>The P3 Orion loiters on *two* engines -- they shut down both of the
>outer engines (#1 and #4).  The asymmetry of shutting down only one
>engine would require enough rudder to counteract the tendency to yaw,
>which would reduce or elimnate the reduced fuel burn (and hence loiter
>endurance) which is the point of the exercise.

Ditto the RAF  "Nimrod" LRMP aircraft.


Alex. (not speaking for Eurocontrol)