Aviation Photo #0284920 McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30 - Delta Air Lines

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A Delta MD-90 V2500 engine is uncowled for maintenance. This engine is rated at 25,000 lbs of thrust.
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    Gregg Stansbery
    Delta Air Lines
    McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30
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    McDonnell Douglas MD-90
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    Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field)
    April 25, 2002
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14 years ago
Thank you for the good picture of the big engine.
This is the largest, heaviest and most powerful rear-mount engine in use. It has been mentioned that the engine pylon trailing edges have aerodynamic control surfaces to aid in pitch control? This, I absolutely can NOT imagine why because it would significantly complicate the design (if those control surfaces are moveable).
At any rate, this is for sure a very interesting installation.
Lastly, this engine is also used on Airbus A320 series aircraft (among others?).

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