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L1011 wing engines  
User currently offlineflyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (17 years 4 months 6 hours ago) and read 809 times:

WHy are the L1011's wing engines so much farther away on the fuse than on most other airliners? On some pics that I have seen, it looks like they are 1/3 to 1/2 of the way out on the wing.

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User currently offlineIainhol From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (17 years 4 months 5 hours ago) and read 809 times:

It might be that they did not want the direct blast over the tail feathes so they moved them out, it also might be noise related or just easier to maintain and get fuel too. It also might be to do with the location of the lading gear.
I sure used might alot!

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