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Old 03-27-2018, 12:33 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by Eagle7907 View Post
That would make sense why RJs small turboprops have manual reversion and jumbos don’t. Nice discussion guys!

So no tabs would make a reversionary system ‘unable’. Therefore you can’t design an aircraft to have transonic capabilities without the flying tail design. Hence F5 doesn’t have a backup flight control.

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Anything certified under part 25 requires some sort of redundancy. Multiple hydraulic systems etc.
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