Re: Measurement of airliners

Date:         06 Jul 98 03:24:38 
From:         "Gary S. Martin" <>
Organization: Air Force Flight Test Center
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JWizardC wrote in message ...
>For whatever it may be worth, all the airlines I work with have a policy of
>taxi speed of 20kt or less. However graceful an airplane may be in the sky,
>they're all lame geese on the ground.

That may be the stated policy, but an Air Traffic Controller that I know
tells me that Southwest and some others competing with them have been known
to taxi at 40 knots or better in order to help the on-time record a little.

Gary Martin