Re: A320 emergency procedure

Date:         26 Apr 98 03:44:50 
From:         philvsr@easynet.fr (Philippe Vessaire)
Organization: Ligue de defense des dahus bleus
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In article <airliners.1998.551@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
Trevor Fenn <trevfenn@nospam.erols.com> wrote:

>Is it just me or does that sound very much like a certain DC-10 at Sioux
>City?

You're right, it's the last way to control this airplane, I think it will
never be use outside the simulator.

>Doesn't sound like a very safe amount of backup to me, but then maybe I
>expect too much.

We have have 4 electrics sources, 5 hydraulics ones. And the last backup
is for a full lost of electricity. Think about other troubles like IMC and
icing in this case.

I think it will not be as frequent than the "convertible" 737 in Hawaï.

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Salutations
                      Philippe
                      philvsr@easynet.fr