Re: 727 engine config

From:         wangermn@phoenix.princeton.edu (John Paul Wangermann)
Date:         20 Nov 93 00:41:08 PST
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In article <airliners.1993.747@ohare.chicago.com>,
Karl Swartz <kls@ohare.Chicago.COM> wrote:
>>why nobody else has built a trijet with three engines at the back?
>
>Weight is an obvious problem, on any aircraft with rear-mounted
[couple of points deleted]

Wing mounted engines also reileve wing bending moments - particularly
important for heavier aircraft.


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