Date: 21 Mar 2001 18:33:27 From: Malcolm Weir <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: Little to None References: 1 2 Followups: 1 2
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On 16 Mar 2001 05:56:29 , Wolfgang Keller <email@example.com> caused to appear as if it was written: [ Snip ] >Question to the more competent people here: How 'flyable' would a Concorde >with two failed engines (on one side) be. I thought I've read somewhere >that during the original trials, the manufacturers had to make the >experience that the loss of one engine already made the aircraft yaw quite >lot. So with both engines on one side lost, I guess there might have been >problems with the other two no longer getting enough air in the intakes? All indications are that the thing was flyable in the sense that it was above the control speeds for its configuration. It lacked the speed to climb, though. [ Snip ] Malc.