Re: 747

Date:         13 Jul 97 01:25:51 
From:         dzul@theos.com (dzul)
Organization: Singapore Telecommunications Ltd
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In message <airliners.1997.1424@ohare.Chicago.COM> - jfmezei
<"jfmezei"@videotron.ca[nospam]> writes:
>If one one engine were to shutdown while in cruise, would the pilots
>prefer to shut down the reciprocal engine on the other wing in order to
>keep symetric thrust ?

the three engines performance is not much different from the four engines
performance. so there is no need for u to shutdown the reciprocal engine.

you should never shut down an engine when it does not need to be shut down.

dzul

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