Re: External inspection

Date:         13 Feb 99 02:26:09 
From:         navion1217@aol.com (Navion1217)
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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.