Date: 04 Jan 97 03:55:50 From: firstname.lastname@example.org Organization: nams References: 1 Followups: 1
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In article <airliners.1997.19@ohare.Chicago.COM> email@example.com (Gary Moffitt) writes: >In article <airliners.1996.2982@ohare.Chicago.COM>, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: >> I had a number of questions concerning fuel dumping: ... >> >> 1. What are the regulations on when and where fuel can be dumped ? > >I thumbed through my copy of the FAR's and didn't see anything on fuel >dumping operationally speaking (there is of course a section in part 25 on >fuel jettison system requirements) ... The main reason that fuel jettison is used is to meet the FAR 25 requirements for approach climb and landing climb gradients. A side benefit to landing at a lower weight is less stress on the airframe. Mike Lechnar Aircraft Performance Engineer "If I was speaking for Boeing, I wouldn't be doing it here."