Re: 319 Dutch Roll?

Date:         07 Dec 98 23:19:31 
From:         Hugh Dickson <>
Organization: CCCC
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Onat Ahmet wrote:
> Does that mean the dutch roll tendency diminishes as the fuelage
> length increases? But how about the flexing of the fuselage because
> of the dutch roll; these should introduce some delayed rudder (fin!) input
> and perhaps aggravate the situation? So, perhaps the flexing offsets the
> advantages of a longer moment arm?

Aloha,    Compare the fin on a regular 747 against a -SP.      Hugh