aircraft pylon

aircraft pylon

[′er‚kraft ′pī‚län]
(aerospace engineering)
A suspension device externally installed under the wing or fuselage of an aircraft; it is aerodynamically designed to fit the configuration of specific aircraft so as to create the least amount of drag; it provides a means of attaching fuel tanks, bombs, rockets, torpedoes, rocket motors, or machine-gun pods.
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The MRJ aircraft pylon is the latest example of how we put our team's creativity, determination and expertise to work in support of our customer.
Working together, Spirit and Mitsubishi have forged a strong, productive relationship based on mutual respect and quality," said Marshall Philips, program manager of Spirit's MRJ aircraft pylon program.
announced today it has received a modification to its 2nd Batch production contract for an additional 140 of its MIL-STD-1760 Class II compatible Tornado aircraft Pylon Decoder Unit from Daimler-Chrysler Aerospace AG.
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announced today it has received a fully funded contract for the 2nd Batch production of its MIL-STD-1760 Class II compatible Tornado aircraft Pylon Decoder Unit from Daimler-Benz Aerospace AG, on behalf of PANAVIA Aircraft GmbH.
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