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Old 9th Oct 2019, 04:13
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Atlas Shrugged
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There is, or was, one page in the ops manual, and one or two in the performance manual. Essentially there is a there is a switch, if you will, in the electronics bay that tells the FMCs/ADCs about it. The ADCs will use reduced limits for speeds, I think around .78 mach. Max weights are reduced, and there's different trim settings to offset the yaw. The FMC will switch to a program that reflects the additional drag and performance penalties. All of the other limitations are in the perf manual. It was only ever available for JT9 and RB211's. The fan blades are all removed and there is an internal shroud to stop the engine from being rotated, so the lubrication system is generally removed. From what I've been told, it might be noticeable, but not hugely.
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