Re: MD-11 Problems?

Date:         19 Jul 98 22:07:15 
From:         "Chuck" <>
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Andre Neves wrote in message ...
>Please, I would like some information on the pitch up
>problems of the MD-11 upon touchdown.
>I heard that on spoiler deployment the md-11 has
>the tendency to strongly pitch up, what may have caused
>multiple tail strikes and/or hard nosewheel touchdowns...
>(FedEx accident among other situations).

I have heard  of the same problems but have always been told it was the
result of No.2 engine in reverse thrust. Maybe someone else has more info.