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Engine Mount Bolts DC10.  
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31684 posts, RR: 56
Posted (8 years 11 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 3200 times:

How many mount bolts are there on an Engine of a DC10.
Also are there any Aircraft that are using less than Three mounting bolts for their Engines.
regds
MEL


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User currently offline777WT From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 877 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3187 times:

Since the engine mount bolts for a DC-10, there's a very interesting documentary DVD from A&E channel online which is about the crash of flight 191 (AA DC-10) which was by the engine mounts damage due to the use of forklifts and shift change (workers went onto lunch with only the front bolt installed, the forklift hyd leaked slowly and let the rear mount push up on the structure damaging it, workers didn't know that and put the rear mounting bolt in)

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31684 posts, RR: 56
Reply 2, posted (8 years 11 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3160 times:

Quoting 777WT (Reply 1):

The LINK
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineBoeing767mech From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 1027 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (8 years 11 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 3051 times:

If I remember right there is 6 bolts that mount the engine to the pylon. Two on the forward mount and 4 on the rear mount. It has been along time since I worked on a flyable DC-10. We sent ours out to the boneyards 3 years ago. And the last time I worked on a DC-10 it was being cut up for beer cans.

David



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User currently offlineIFIXCF6 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 108 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 11 months 12 hours ago) and read 2983 times:

The CF6-6 (DC10-10) used 6, the early CF6-50 (DC10-30) used 6, later -50's used 8. The extra bolts were due to a "5 piece" FWD engine mount; the earlier versions were a "single piece" mount. AFIK the change was to seperate the jobs for the mounts: Thrust=FWD, Torque=AFT. I assume that the previous design shared the loads.

Mike


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