Re: 319 Dutch Roll?

Date:         03 Nov 98 02:05:44 
From:         Ernie Fidgeon <>
Organization: Pangea.CA, Inc.
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MJones wrote:
> Flew for the first time on a 319 yesterday, and was surprised at how often
> Dutch roll developed and how long it lasted.  Was this bird's yaw damper
> not working correctly or is this common on the 319?  Anybody know
> definitively?  (Note:  Definitely not intended as an AI slam:  Overall I
> was very impressed with the 319, at least as configured by Air Canada.)

I fly on A320/A319 almost every two weeks....the slight dutch roll
appears quite common on both aircraft.  Not really noticable unless yer
looking at the wing tip.