Re: 747 wing flexibility

Date:         05 Oct 98 00:26:17 
From:         steve <sreindl@apci.net>
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  or MIME structure

Through a training film I have seen, I believe the initial strength testing
of the 747 wing flexed it in a upward direction to a load more than twice
it's designed strength and it finally shattered the spar at 37 feet. FYI