Re: Drift Down Speeds

Date:         20 Jan 98 01:29:31 
From:         dc8ray@hairmail.comnet (Ray Clawson)
Organization: INTERNET AMERICA
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On 05 Jan 98 23:43:05 , "Tony Morris" <amorris@tpgi.com.au> wrote:
>I would like to know exactly how the 'drift-down speeds' generated by the
>FMC in the Boeing 767 (which I fly) are determined.   They are not 'minimum
>drag' but seem to be increased for some reason.   If anyone has an idea
>please post me a message. Thanks.

I always thought that drift down speeds were always close to zero flap
v2 or best rate of climb speeds, ie, best L/D.

Ray