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Engine Position On New RJ's  
User currently offlineDicke_Frau From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 753 times:

I was wondering why both Embraer (ERJ-170 and -190) and FairchildDornier (528/728/928) have decided to use a wing-mounted engine design for their new families of RJ's.

I thought the rear mounted engine design allowed for a more efficient wing design and a quieter cabin.

Could it be possible that they wanted the planes to look more like a larger 737, and less like a typical RJ?

You can check the two new families out at:
http://www.embraer.com/ing/prg1702.htm

http://www.fairchilddornier.com/aircraft/regional/728family/index.htm


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