727glasair wrote:clamshell reversers create a true physical barrier that actually deflects the thrust backward
BartSimpson wrote:For clamshell type reversers the DC-9, Fokker 70 / 100, Ilyushin Il-62, Tupolev 154 come to mind.
CarlosSi wrote:Aside from reducing design complexity due to fewer hot surfaces, is there any efficiency to having the nacelle slide rather than just "clamming" it?
727glasair wrote:It appears that clamshell reversers create a true physical barrier that actually deflects the thrust backward....how does the modern sliding type actually reverse the thrust?
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