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engine pod

n
(Aeronautics) aeronautics an aircraft turbojet unit comprising the engine and its cowling suspended by a pylon, often below the wing
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engine pod

n (Aer) → gondola del motore
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With a maximum engine pod diameter of 166 inches, the GE-90 was previously the world's biggest jet engine but is now overshadowed by this gigantic GE-9X variant.
It underwent three years' worth of modifications to accommodate the third engine pod to support a variety of engines, and has an internal floor-to-ceiling fuselage frame to strengthen the airframe and support the extra load.
The twin engine pod contained outrigger landing gear to steady the jet.
This engine pod was suspended from the left wing close to the fuselage.
The rear engine pod would stay upright while the cockpit seating two in tandem could bend up to 45 degrees and switch from hard left to hard right in under a second.
Everyone was on their feet shouting and screaming for the plane to stop after a man next to the window started yelling that fuel was pouring down from the wing over the engine pod.
Jane Shackleton, 68, from Freshwater, Isle of Wight, said: "Everyone was on their feet shouting and screaming for the plane to stop after a man next to the window started yelling that fuel was pouring down from the wing over the engine pod."
The face of the four-seater, 1.5 litre engine pod has U-shaped grooves that light up to express emotion, the headlights positioned mid-way to look like eyes and side-mirrors postioned to look like ears.
A crew member was said have spotted fire on top of the number three engine pod closest to the fuselage on the right wing, but engineers now believe a reflection of sunlight off an orange seal on the exhaust of the engine caused it to appear as if the engine were ablaze.
The drone was around two foot in length and had four engine pods, but neither the drone nor its pilot have been traced.
Schuldt was still analyzing structural aerodynamic loads for airliner engine pods some 15 years ago when he became fascinated with the art forms of Northwest Native Americans.

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