Re: Old DC-10 attitude problem...

Date:         01 Mar 97 02:44:58 
From: (C. Marin Faure)
Organization: Northwest Nexus Inc.
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In article <airliners.1997.474@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
(Thundercraft) wrote:

> In article <airliners.1997.429@ohare.Chicago.COM>, says...
> >
> >In the original DC-10's, was there something wrong with their flying
> >attitude?  I heard the backs had to be fitted as piano bars as
> >passengers in the last few rows became sick on flights.  Thank you.

DC-10s fly with a pronounced nose-up attitude that I have been told is the
result of a miscalculation.  It was corrected somewhat in the MD-11,
although to me the MD-11 still flys uphill.

C. Marin Faure
  author, Flying A Floatplane