Interim report: Air France flight hit the water vertically

July 6, 2009
The Bureau d'Enquetes et d'Analyses has put out an interim report on the Air France 447 crash. There are a number of interesting illustrations and findings, including that deformations on structural parts indicate the plane hit the water in tact. Here is ...

The Bureau d'Enquetes et d'Analyses has put out an interim report on the Air France 447 crash. There are a number of interesting illustrations and findings, including that deformations on structural parts indicate the plane hit the water in tact. Here is a link to the report:

http://www.avweb.com/pdf/f-cp090601e1.en.pdf

AvWeb also did a newsletter item on the report:

http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/avflash/1409-full.html#200673

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Leland was Editor-in-Chief of Machine Design. He has 34 years of Service and holds a B.S. Engineering from the University of Michigan, a B.S. Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan;, and a MBA from Cleveland State University. Prior to joining Penton, Lee worked as a Communications design engineer for the U.S. Government.

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