Started by ysi_maniac, November 03, 2008, 06:38:57 AM
Quote from: Just call me Ray on November 05, 2008, 10:59:51 AMHmmm, well, can I ask a question?Why did they go for the cockpit style they did for the 188 and thereafter? Pressurization? Aerodynamics? Visibility?
Quote from: sequoiaranger on November 06, 2008, 06:12:19 AMI was trying to "invent" some sort of break-away tail that could be fastened back on once on the flight deck, but even MY imagination has a hard time wrapping around the concept (like, how would they treat control cables, etc?)
Quote from: Weaver on November 06, 2008, 07:59:34 PMOr have a pioneering "all-electric" tail with the surfaces actuated by electric motors. It wouldn't be anything like as clever as modern fly by wire, but I think mid '40s tech could come up with artificial feel for the controls....
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Quote from: GTX on November 07, 2008, 12:00:57 PMQuoteThere is another book on the 288-388-488This one maybe? Just ordered it anyway:
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