Re: T-tail

Date:         10 Sep 97 19:38:44 
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In article <airliners.1997.2080@ohare.Chicago.COM> amuir@twsu.campus.mci.net (Andrew Muir) writes:
>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.

The 727 does not have a stick pusher.  Its high-AOA characteristics are
different from the BAC-111.

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