Re: AA 777-200IGW

Date:         11 Mar 99 03:54:03 
Organization: Monmouth Internet
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In article <airliners.1999.249@ohare.Chicago.COM>, "Mike Kotas" <> wrote:
>Probably the easiest way to recognize a 777 is the knife-edge tail at the
>rear of the plane. The APU exhaust exits to the side where as just about
>every other Boeing and Airbus plane has a rounded tail resulting in the APU
>exhaust exiting directly aft!

Speaking of exiting to the side..why exactly did boeing choose to go that
route?  Was it a aerodynamics issue? Or what?