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Old 19th Jun 2009, 09:44
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Sideslip Angle Probe

Hi PPRUNERS,

Was wondering if there's really a need for the A380 to have the Sideslip Angle Probes installed.I mean,we don't see it on the other airliners,why the A380 then?Is it susceptible to sideslipping/skidding while banking due to its size?If so,why doesn't the 744 has it installed?

Could someone shed some light on this please.Thanks!!
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Old 19th Jun 2009, 12:40
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Early model B747-200`s had a sideslip vane. Was eventually disconnected as considered unnecessary.
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Old 19th Jun 2009, 12:53
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How about ducttaping yaw strings to airliners, should comparatively save weight...
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Old 19th Jun 2009, 13:56
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Worked for the F-14 Tomcat!
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Old 19th Jun 2009, 15:26
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slip comp is used on the E-jets in AOA limiting protection.

I would imagine with such a large side area that side slip will have a measurable effect on local static pressure at the ports and so needs to be accounted for.
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