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Airbus Engine Pylons -why Not Painted?  
User currently offlineNA From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10817 posts, RR: 9
Posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2660 times:

There is one odd detail on all Airbus aircraft - its engine pylons. They are in a mix of painted plastic and unpainted metal surfaces of different colour, and -sorry - the result is ugly. Why is that so? Anyway, Boeing without a doubt has found a better looking solution, and it works as well.
Its on all types, but most evidently probably on A380 vs. B747.

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