rwessel From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 2368 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 1 hour ago) and read 3512 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, 1205 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (1 year 5 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2410 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,