rwessel From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 2740 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (2 years 8 months 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 4833 times:
Unfortunately it's pretty mundane. It's a fender. Keeps the nose gear from spraying water into the engines. On some aircraft there's special ridge molded into the side of (some) of the tires which does the same thing.
Scooter01 From Norway, joined Nov 2006, 1266 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (2 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3731 times:
Quoting harrystanhope (Reply 4): Thanks for the replies, although I did think it would be something a bit more interested!
You're welcome! -You might find that most A.net members are always happy to please.
For curiosity's sake, you might also like to know that Boeing was offering something similar on the -200 series or their 737 model. It was actually a whole "gravel-kit" that not only consisted of a nosegear deflector,