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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the History of Engine Cowlings

Rarely is much attention paid to one of the most important design aspects of modern jet engines: The cowlings. Aviation safety expert David J. Williams explores the history and development of the modern engine enclosure.
by David J. Williams
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TAM Airbus A320 with broken engine cowling

Video: Passenger Captures Engine Cover Shattering During Takeoff

TAM Airlines Flight 3317 was departing for Sao Paulo when the cowling doors gave way on its left-hand CFM56 engine. At least one of the doors proceeded to fly into the side of the fuselage.
by admin
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