Date: 03 Oct 97 01:18:33 From: email@example.com (Simon Craig) Organization: OzEmail Ltd. References: 1 2 3 4 5 6
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>The FBW Airbuses (probably the A300 and A310, too, though I'm not >sure) have a ram air turbine (RAT) which can be deployed into the >airflow to generate electrical power, same as the 767. You also >need hydraulic power, which is provided by having an electrically >driven hydraulic pump on at least one of the systems. I know it's a bit pedantic, or possibly a misunderstanding, but the 767 RAT drives a small hydraulic pump only. Other methods must be used to generate electrical power. I have no idea how the Airbus system works. Regards, -- Simon Craig --- If it's not Boeing, then I'm not going!