engine cowl

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  • The cause was traced to the design of the engine cowl flaps which controlled air flow over the cylinders.
  • Some sources speculate that a small air intake located at the bottom front of the engine cowl was used for an auxiliary oil cooler.
  • This model was similar to the Seneca III offering minor improvements, such as a streamlined engine cowl for increased cruise performance.
  • When the aircraft took off and the wing flaps were retracted, the loss of lift caused by the open engine cowl flaps caused the aircraft wings to partially stall.
  • Five years after Valentich's plane went missing, an engine cowl flap was found washed ashore on Flinders Island.
  • In this example, the fuselage with its complex curves as well as the engine cowl, wheel pants and wing struts are rendered in fiberglass.
  • The X-43A compensated for this by cycling water behind the engine cowl and sidewall leading edges, cooling those surfaces.
  • The plane had a different engine cowl from a standard Bonanza, and the nose gear could not fully retract, but otherwise it greatly resembled the production Bonanzas of the time.
  • The woodie wagon's body behind the engine cowl was identical to Ford's, and produced at the company's Iron Mountain plant in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
  • During an era when biplanes were still common, the use of a monoplane planform, a NACA engine cowl, and large wheel pants significantly reduced aerodynamic drag, creating a streamlined design.
  • The sheet metal parts of the World War I Fokker Eindecker fighter aircraft series, especially around the engine cowl and associated sheetmetal, are noted for having a "dragged" form of engine turning entirely covering them.
  • Brabham has attributed the car's "swept-down nose and the upswept rear lip of the engine cowl" to Tauranac's "attention to aerodynamic detail".
  • The Bond Bug 700ES also offers more supportive seats as well as more padding over the engine cowl, twin mudflaps, an ashtray, a rubber front bumper and a spare wheel.
  • The basic formula for the 1940 to 1952 Super was established by mating the Roadmaster's longer behind the engine cowl body to the Series 40 Special's smaller straight-eight engine (and consequently shorter engine compartment).
  • The engine cowl is from a Cessna UC-78.
  • The engine cowl is sourced from a Cessna UC-78.
  • The compact dimensions of the V-8 engine enabled Buick to reduce Roadmaster's wheelbase by across the line, although styling differences behind the engine cowl, apart from new V-8 emblem hubcaps, were largely nonexistent.
  • Five minutes before the Concorde, a Continental Airlines DC-10 departing for Newark, New Jersey, had lost a titanium alloy strip (part of the engine cowl, identified as a wear strip), long, wide and about thick, during takeoff from the same runway.
  • For .303 ammunition to be found in the fastener of the Dornier's engine cowl, and in the cockpit of the Spitfire, is proof of a very significant impact, which seriously dislodged the Spitfires ammunition.
  • When the wreck of the Do 17 Hughes collided with was excavated 40 years later, a .303 inch British round, still in the belt link (unfired), was found wedged in the Do 17's engine cowl fastener.
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