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More: Aer Lingus
More: Boeing 747-130
More: Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW)
More: Ireland, Early 1980's
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EI-BED (cn 19748/44) Unusual sight of a five-engined 747! (spare engine tucked under its wing with a streamlined cone to reduce drag)
More: Bill Sheridan
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A visitor from Netherlands posted Tue January 19, 2010:
Looks like there's a giant lightbulb in that engine nacelle...

A visitor from Netherlands posted Sun November 30, 2008:
With the arrival of the widebody freighters such as the MD-11, this sight has become rarer ever since. The last time I saw it, was back in 2001 I think, on a South African Airways Jumbo in Johannesburg. Obviously, this only a way of ferrying, not powering.
Btw, there are some real good pictures of this technique on A.net; simply search for all 747 types and add keyword "five", or "engine".

A visitor from Ireland posted Fri August 22, 2008:
This is an amazing photo for me. I saw a similar extra engine on a Chinese 747 (can't remember the airline) at Paris Orly in August 1981 as an 11-year-old on holiday from Dublin (flew there on Aer Lingus of course before they switched to CDG). I mentioned this to several people since who thought I was imagining it. Now I know it DID happen. Thanks for the post!

A visitor from United States posted Fri October 6, 2006:
Rare sight and excellent picture!

A visitor from United States posted Wed July 5, 2006:
Unique and educational.

A visitor from Australia posted Thu March 9, 2006:
Great photo showing an engine mounted on the port-side ferry engine mount! This is very rarely seen.

A visitor from United States posted Fri September 16, 2005:

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