Re: Fuel Storage on Airliners

Date:         30 Mar 99 01:53:36 
From:         "Tim Lee" <tim.j.lee@btinternet.com>
Organization: BT Internet
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One good reason why not can be seen on  the accident report pages - the
number of ramp "dings" which happen, thanks to the seeming pathological
desire of airport staff to leave baggage trolleys, jetways etc etc in the
wrong place.

Normally, these only damage leading and trailing edges on wings, hence
damage the flaps/slats rather than the tanks.

Second thought - weight?
Third thought - would YOU fly in a cylinder full of fuel?

Regds

Tim