Re: 777 Tail wag fix

Date:         09 Mar 97 12:39:43 
From:         "john r." <john@guava.demon.co.uk>
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In article <airliners.1997.554@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Paul Kearney
<ei7gm@iol.ie> writes
>roger@concord-world-travel.co.uk (Roger Chung-Wee) wrote:
>: >Does anyone know what Boeing ever did to fix the tail wag problem with
>: >the 777?
>: A modal suppression, or high-rate damper system, similar to that
>: fitted to the 757, 767 and 747, was fitted from September to correct
>: yaw oscillation which occurred after the 777 encountered turbulence.

Boeing never managed to fix tail wag on the 747. The MSAS system on the
200s never worked correctly and was removed.
Just try a long hop in the last two rows in E zone, right down the back
in the bear pit!
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