Rear engined aircraft. (727 DC9 MD80)

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Date:         21 Nov 94 13:18:57 
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Someone posted a question on rec.aviation.misc recently that turned into
quite a joke.  We still did not get an good answer.

The writer wanted to know why the engines on 727, DC9, and MD80's seem to
be canted nose up 1 or 2 degrees.

The discussion turned strange when someone suggested that airliners have
the ability to jettison engines by way of exposive bolts in the engine
attachments.  There are quite a few of the folks who actually believe

Can someone here give me an answer to the engine question so I can put
this issue to rest.