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User currently offlineKevinSmith From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1699 times:

Can anyone tell me why the engine housing is bigger on engines 2&3 than 1&4? Just curious to see if there is some practical reason behind it.


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User currently offline2H4 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 8955 posts, RR: 60
Reply 1, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1692 times:
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The engine nacelles of two and three house the main landing gear:


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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29791 posts, RR: 58
Reply 2, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1676 times:

Quoting 2H4 (Reply 1):

The engine nacelles of two and three house the main landing gear:

I'll second that.

It isn't just the IL-38 that follows this pattern most big 4 engine props do, it is pretty easy to hide the gear in a reconfigured cowling.

P-3


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User currently offlineKevinSmith From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1651 times:

How could I be so stupid!!!! Thanks guys. Total brain lapse on my part.

User currently offlineMDorBust From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1642 times:

Quoting L-188 (Reply 2):
P-3


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Come on now, the P-3 still has a cople of years before being replaced with 737s. Don't be in such a rush.  Smile


User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29791 posts, RR: 58
Reply 5, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 1633 times:

Quoting MDorBust (Reply 4):
Come on now, the P-3 still has a cople of years before being replaced with 737s. Don't be in such a rush.

Huh......I dunno, that was supposed to be a photo of a JSDF Kawasaki built P-3, but apparently I got the wrong photo up here.



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