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Can Anyone Think Of A Two-jet Top-winged Plane?  
User currently offlineTriebwerk From United States of America, joined Sep 2008, 126 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 8034 times:

By top-winged, I mean something along the likes of the Antonov An-148: http://www.airliners.net/photo/Anton...n-Bureau/Antonov-An-148/1404981/L/

For one reason or another (and I'd love an explanation), it seems that most planes with the wings at the top are either propeller-powered or four/six-engined. What other airliner-sized planes are there with the wings and two jets above the fuselage?

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User currently offlineRL757PVD From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 4718 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 8039 times:

D-328 jet DL flew them under ACA up till 2003.


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User currently offlineFoxBravo From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 3008 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 8012 times:

It's not an airliner, but the Kawasaki C-1 is another one: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kawasaki_C-1


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User currently offlineACW367 From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 243 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 7980 times:

AN-72/74
http://www.airliners.net/aircraft-data/stats.main?id=39

D-328Jet
http://www.airliners.net/aircraft-data/stats.main?id=213

On the Military side there is the Kawasaki C-1

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User currently offlineSalMonela From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 64 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 7970 times:

The Beriev BE-200. Not sure if it was ever actually part of an airline fleet, but it was designed to include use as an airliner.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beriev_Be-200


User currently offlineA342 From Germany, joined Jul 2005, 4722 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 7970 times:



Quoting FoxBravo (Reply 2):
It's not an airliner, but the Kawasaki C-1 is another one

Just like its newer and bigger sibling, the Kawasaki C-X:




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User currently offlineVisityyj From Canada, joined Jun 2000, 519 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 7958 times:

Antonov An72 & 74

The message you were about to post is too short and probably not of any higher value to the topic at hand.Sez who ?


User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 7885 times:

I'm not sure if this is really what you're looking for, but...

A-3 / B-66

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Quoting A342 (Reply 5):
Just like its newer and bigger sibling, the Kawasaki C-X:

That thing is quite impressive. Its one big plane... bigger than it looks in pictures (about the same size as a 767-200). I'd love to see one in person.


User currently offlineCuriousFlyer From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 703 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 7861 times:

And the BAe 146.

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User currently offline474218 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6340 posts, RR: 9
Reply 9, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 7818 times:

The proper terminology is:


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High-wing.


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Low-wing.


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Mid-wing


User currently offlineDaBuzzard From Canada, joined Sep 2007, 136 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 7557 times:



Quoting CuriousFlyer (Reply 8):
And the BAe 146.

Not unless the mx tech forgot to reinstall a couple of the hair dryers  Smile


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User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 11, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 7505 times:

Didn't Air Wisconsin have a few BAe with two mounted engines (One on each wing)??


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User currently offlinePanAm747 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4242 posts, RR: 8
Reply 12, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 7361 times:

Okay, it doesn't really fit your category, but this is a two-jet ON TOP of the wing plane:


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User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 26029 posts, RR: 22
Reply 13, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 7350 times:



Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 11):
Didn't Air Wisconsin have a few BAe with two mounted engines (One on each wing)??

There was no such aircraft. All BAe 146/Avro RJs have 4 engines.


User currently onlineChiGB1973 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 1621 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 7331 times:



Quoting RL757PVD (Reply 1):
D-328 jet DL flew them under ACA up till 2003.

Cool looking little jets too!


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User currently offlineIAirAllie From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 7314 times:



Quoting RL757PVD (Reply 1):
D-328 jet DL flew them under ACA up till 2003.

Beat me to it.

Quoting CuriousFlyer (Reply 8):
And the BAe 146.

4 engines on that one.

Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 11):
Didn't Air Wisconsin have a few BAe with two mounted engines (One on each wing)??

All the ones I ever saw had 4 engines.


User currently offlineTriebwerk From United States of America, joined Sep 2008, 126 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 7230 times:

Thanks for the terminology correction. I was tempted just to use the German vocab: Tiefdecker = low-wing, Mitteldecker = mid-wing, and Hochdecker = high-wing.

User currently offlineCanadianNorth From Canada, joined Aug 2002, 3395 posts, RR: 9
Reply 17, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 5834 times:



Quoting Irobertson (Reply 17):
No one's mentioned the An-72...



Quoting Irobertson (Reply 17):
or the An-148...



Quoting Triebwerk (Thread starter):
something along the likes of the Antonov An-148



Quoting Visityyj (Reply 6):
Antonov An72 & 74

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User currently offlineRutankrd From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 3038 posts, RR: 8
Reply 18, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 5780 times:

Boeing YC14 High Wing , Engines above wing !. Somewhat similar to the AN72/74 in appearance but bigger.
Was Demo against YC15 of MCD in competition which eventually lead to the C17 !


User currently offline474218 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6340 posts, RR: 9
Reply 19, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 5202 times:



Quoting Rutankrd (Reply 18):
Boeing YC14 High Wing , Engines above wing !. Somewhat similar to the AN72/74 in appearance but bigger.
Was Demo against YC15 of MCD in competition which eventually lead to the C17 !

The Boeing YC-14 and the McDonnell Douglas YC-15 were medium sized transport designed to replace the Lockheed C-130.

The McDonnell Douglas C-17 is a large transport designed to replace the Lockheed C-141.

The YC-15 and C-17 are completely different aircraft.


User currently offlineWedgetail737 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 5951 posts, RR: 6
Reply 20, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 5189 times:
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The Lockheed S-3B Viking are high-winged, twin-engine aircraft.

User currently offlineEA772LR From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 2836 posts, RR: 10
Reply 21, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 5134 times:

Embraer is working on a one: the C-390
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embraer_C-390
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/9f/C-390-1.jpg



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User currently offlineRutankrd From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 3038 posts, RR: 8
Reply 22, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4927 times:



Quote:
474218.....The Boeing YC-14 and the McDonnell Douglas YC-15 were medium sized transport designed to replace the Lockheed C-130.

The McDonnell Douglas C-17 is a large transport designed to replace the Lockheed C-141.

The YC-15 and C-17 are completely different aircraft.

Yes thats about right I know- Wasn't the medium size contest cancelled ?

MCD certainty did incorporate much learned from the YC-15 into the C-17 liniege.

However in relation to this particular topic the YC-14 is more relevant

Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Yc14-1_072.jpg


User currently offlineYak97 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2005, 118 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3822 times:

re 146 with 2 engines. There was a mock-up model of a 2 engined 146 version in the MDC at Hatfield in the late 80's, but there were some problems with the size of the fin for the engine-out case, and the runway requirements were much more than the standard 146.

User currently offlineConnies4ever From Canada, joined Feb 2006, 4066 posts, RR: 13
Reply 24, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3725 times:

That's an easy one: Baade BB 152 (East Germany/DDR)

A useful link here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baade_B-152



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