Re: 747 EUD CG change. Stab change?

Date:         08 Feb 99 02:49:33 
From:         "John Weiss" <jrweiss@seanet*NOSPAM*.com>
Organization: Seanet Online Services, Seattle WA
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Michael F. Lechnar wrote in message ...
>The external lines of the horizontal didn't change with the stretched
>upper deck.  For the 747-400, provisions were made to carry fuel back
>there.  In fact, you need the have that tank active to use the full
>875,000 lb MTOW.

The horizontal stab tank is not _always_ required...

At least in the 747-400F version, max TOGW of 875K (396,900 Kg) is available
without horiz stab tanks used, full, or even installed.

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John R. Weiss
Seattle, WA
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