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a streamlined enclosure for an aircraft engine

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The new nacelle system will be a development of a GKN Aerospace nacelle that has been in service for 12 years and is now flying on over 600 business jets.
A nacelle is a cover that contains all of the generating components in a wind turbine, including the generator, gearbox, drive train and brake assembly.
Une video filmee par un passager se trouvant dans une autre montgolfiere montre de la fumee se degageant de la nacelle de l'aerostat pendant quelques minutes avant l'explosion du ballon, laquelle a provoque la chute au sol de la nacelle.
Nacelle systems, housings that contain aircraft engines, are critical to the overall efficiency of aircraft, as well as a key area for weight savings and fuel economy improvements.
Paul Farsetta, the company vice president and general manager of aftermarket, said, 'This extension demonstrates Hawaiian Airlines' confidence in the value and service levels of the existing nacelle maintenance program with Goodrich.
According to the company, its Prime Solutions is a comprehensive suite of maintenance services and asset/inventory management programmes that can be fully customised to meet any airline's nacelle maintenance needs.
From the newer E195 airplanes to the more mature A320s and the out-of-production CFM56-5C nacelles on the A340-200, Goodrich is committed to offering world-class nacelle maintenance services on all of these programmes," he added.
The 10-year Prime SolutionsA nacelle services agreement will be managed through Goodrich's Dubai campus in Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, which will provide local support to the fast-growing low-cost carrier based in Sharjah, UAE.
NATOPS minimum landing nacelle is 75 degrees and 100 knots, but the crew agreed the prop-rotors were about a foot above the bottom of the fuselage and would allow a landing without striking the prop-rotors.
Goodrich yesterday unveiled Prime Solutions, a full-service nacelle system aftermarket MRO program that it said "will give airline customers the option of no longer having to invest in nacelle maintenance infrastructure.
An engine nacelle simulator was built to conduct the research.
First, the Sky Car uses not one but eight two-rotor engines--two mounted back-to-back in each nacelle driving counter-rotating propellers-for balanced lift and to provide powertrain redundancy.
The contracts include: titanium bulk-head flanges for the Pratt & Whitney PW6000 engine nacelle, which has been selected to power the new Airbus A318; orders from BF Goodrich for nacelle components for the International Aero Engines consortium V2500 jet engine; and orders from Serck Aviation for cast aluminum high-temperature heat exchanger components.
Each nacelle houses two engines and two fans, creating an airflow that generates thrust, or forward motion (see inset).
CINCINNATI -- The Nexcelle joint venture of GE's Middle River Aircraft Systems and the Safran group's Aircelle has completed the Preliminary Design Review for its nacelle on the GE Passport engine, marking a major milestone with the integrated propulsion system that will power the Bombardier* Global 7000* and Global 8000* twin-jet business aircraft.