Re: AA 777-200IGW

Date:         29 Apr 99 22:10:33 
From:         "Tarver Engineering" <jtarver@tminet.com>
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Terry Bowker wrote in message ...
>The shape of the tail-cone was changed to reduced induced drag. On the 767
>it was discovered that the airflow around the tail-cone was stagnant
because
>of its round shape. Boeing then designed the 777 tail to smooth out the
>stagnant airflow.

You will find on further investigation that drag and stability are directly
related.

John