Re: T-tail

Date:         10 Sep 97 19:38:44 
From:         "Robert J. Carpenter" <>
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Andrew Muir wrote:
> Its not the low airspeed but high angle of attack that gets T-tails.  If you
> are at low air speed and go to High aoa, the stabilizer gets into the wings
> dirty air causing the tail to stall and resulting in a crash.  To avoid this
> the stick pusher was developed early in th elife of the 727 and
> BAC-111.

And didn't the first TWO flight-test BAC 1-11s demonstrate this
unrecoverable stall problem?

	Bob Carpenter