Date: 13 Feb 99 02:26:09 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Navion1217) Organization: AOL http://www.aol.com References: 1 Followups: 1
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> Another point: as far as I know, the angle of attack indicator >was usable on the airliner with the plugged static ports. I have >heard that Navy pilots (they prefer to be called aviators) are >taught to use angle of attack as the primary reference when landing. I don't think the B757 (or any other airliner) gives the pilot direct indications of the AOA. The sensor is used by the stall warning system, not to drive a cockpit gauge.