Date: 11 Jul 97 02:09:22 From: Gregory L Smith <Gregory.Smith@Wicihta.Boeing.NOSPAM.com> Organization: Boeing - Wichita Division References: 1
View raw article or MIME structure
187 wrote: > 1) For the 5th engine which can be installed on the pod under the wings, > can it be used as part of the aircraft's engine thereby making the > aircraft run on five engines? No, the 5th engine position is just for ferrying engines, not for propulsion. When installed, the aircraft is also more closely restricted in the airspeed and center of gravity range in which it can fly. > 3) What is in the inside of an aircraft tyre? I mean is it > filled/pumped up with air like that of car tyres or is it built as a > solid whole piece?? The tires are normally filled with nitrogen under high pressure (up to 200 psi).