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Data entry REAR-END SNAFU: Weighty ballsup leads to plane take-off flap


I'm stunned they're not already doing this.

It was first introduced on the Boeing 707. Airbus also have a similar system.

I'm told it's not that useful on account of wind blowing over some large aerofoil surfaces attached to the fuselage...

Airbus aircraft can measure the performance in flight and determine aircraft loading that way.


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