Re: Misconceived Mammoth

Date:         15 Jan 97 04:23:56 
From: (Kian-Tat Lim)
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	I'm just an amateur plane enthusiast, but I've been led to believe
that the major problem with mid-wing designs is the wing spar.  It either
passes through the center of the fuselage, intruding on valuable passenger
or cargo space, or an extra-strong support structure is needed to go around
the fuselage with a consequent weight penalty.  Perhaps with modern materials
this problem can be alleviated somewhat.

Kian-Tat Lim,