Re: Air France Concorde crashes after departing Paris CDG

Date:         04 Apr 2001 16:41:15 
From:         jgh@uk.sun.com (Jeremy Harris [RU-UK])
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In article <airliners.2001.78@ditka.chicago.com>,
	FilipPC.DeVos@rug.ac.be (Filip De Vos) writes:
> Part of that drag is the rudder, deflected to compensate for the
> assymetric thrust. So my question is, is it possible to make a climbing
> turn at a lower speed than 275kt? (turning towards the dead engines)

Uh, to first order, planes don't turn thanks to the rudder, but thanks
to having been banked.

- Jeremy