DeltaMD11 From United States of America, joined Dec 2002, 1703 posts, RR: 32
Reply 4, posted (11 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 6381 times:
Does anyone know how fast they would have to bring an A333 in without flaps? I'm guessing somewhere around 170-180 knots? I know this depends on winds, humidity, and weight but I'm just looking for a ballpark figure.
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KaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12300 posts, RR: 34
Reply 6, posted (11 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 6272 times:
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Gigneil, the flaps are designed so that if they don't go down on one side, the other is physically blocked from going down. If it wasn't, there would be a huge difference in lift, and get very hard (if not impossible) to maneuver the plane.
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Mr.BA From Singapore, joined Sep 2000, 3423 posts, RR: 21
Reply 9, posted (11 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 6063 times:
I agree that pilots don't fly with more flaps on one wing than the other. But I'm just wondering like you said if the operational flaps are blocked from extending more than the stucked one when do pilots come across the term flaps disagreement?