As the design criteria is different in both cases(wing mounted & fuselage mounted) so i think it is very risky & might be difficult to get certify also... .. some of these design criteria includes : Nacelle, nacelle strut & engine mount designed for inertia loading Apart from all engine ...Jump to post
How different wing fuselage attachment looks when it comes to composite wing ( composite spar, skin) or it is just metal to composite replacement ..(I suppose some parts like splices /cruciform's ,root rib still be in metal)
Any lesson learnt from B787 composite wing??
Rightly said Tom...
I have seen this patent ....but not sure about weight saving point given in that ...
As I understand from above posts that in most A/C ( airbus A320,340, Boeing 777 ,787) the Horizontal stabilizer installed from aft side... In case 737 as David said installation is similar to wing ..... ( correct me if i m wrong) find below link showing B777 freighter assembly video showing installa...Jump to post
I am just curious to know that which one of the following is preferred way of installation of horizontal stabilizer and why
a) from aft
b) from side (it need bigger cut out to install from side)
Any A/C which is having side-wise horizontal stabilizer installation?
Even my understanding is same that belly fairing does not carry any loads, but recently i read this patent which says that we can save weight by making belly fairing as a structural member.... so i m curious to know which A/C is planning to do that.... please find the patent in this link... <a href=...Jump to post