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777 Tail Section

Mon Aug 15, 2005 12:16 pm

Could somon explain tome the diffrances in the tail section on 777

This shot

The Tail is just flat without the APU

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With this shot there is an APU there

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Do any other airlines have something simaler to this.
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RE: 777 Tail Section

Mon Aug 15, 2005 12:33 pm

They both have an APU, which is housed in the tail section. However, the APU exhaust comes out on the left side. The tail is shaped flat like that for aerodynamics, and so they had to make the exhaust come out of one side or the other.

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