Re: MD-80: Lawn Dart or Efficient Design?

From:         GWilson404@aol.com
Date:         03 Nov 96 19:56:59 
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In article <airliners.1996.2156@ohare.Chicago.COM>, David Lednicer
<dave@amiwest.com> writes:

>> Can anyone describe to me what the 727 APU installation actually is?
>
>	The APU is in the main gear bay, on the centerline, behind the
>rear spar.  The APU is actually situated in a hole in the fuselage keel
>beam.  Inlet air comes from the gear bay (I believe the gear must be
>down to run the APU) and exhausts through a exit in the right hand upper
>wing skin.

Thanks for the various answers to my question. Just one more
clarification....How high is the under surface of the wing?  Are there any
problems with FOD being sucked up into the APU?

Gerald Wilson