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Wing Mounted V. Tail Mounted Engine Failures  
User currently offlineFrequentFlyKid From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 1206 posts, RR: 1
Posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2214 times:

What are the major differences in performance and procedures for an engine failure on wing mounted and tail mounted aircraft?

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User currently offlineScootertrash From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 569 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2206 times:

I am not aware of any real differences in the procedures. With tail mounted engines, you would experience less yaw because the engines are closer to the centerline of the aircraft. That means you would have to use less rudder to keep the aircraft under control than you would in a aircraft with wing mounted powerplants. Other than that, I don't think there is a meaningful difference.

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