Sep 8, 2008

Ice the Culprit?


A report was released recently that adds a little more light on the B777 "Hard Landing" incident at Heathrow. Seems that ice crystals in the fuel is the most likely cause... but some doubt still remains:

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Would carrying more fuel keep the ice crystals floating above the fuel lines?

Aluwings said...

I'm sure this will be looked at, as well as the current limitations on fuel tank temperature and the function of the fuel pre-heat system.