Re: A/C Body Station Designations

Date:         05 Nov 97 23:41:56 
From:         l.a.ram@ix.netcom.com (Louis A. Ramsay)
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In <airliners.1997.2541@ohare.Chicago.COM> ehahn@mitre.org (Edward Hahn) writes:
>In article <airliners.1997.2482@ohare.Chicago.COM>, jak1959@aol.com (JAK1959) wrote:
>>Could someone please inform me as to where the reference point
>>is that body stations are measured from on commercial aircraft?
>
>It depends on the aircraft.  Some aircraft even have the reference
>point in front of the radome by several inches.

     If I recall correctly, the datum point for the Lockheed L1649 was
30 inches forweard of the nose of the radome.

     Lou.