tail cone

tail cone

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i. The cone-shaped section of the exhaust system of a gas turbine engine used to produce the correct change of area of the duct through which the exhaust gases leave the engine.
ii. The rearmost part of an aircraft fuselage.
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Tenders are invited for Tail Cone Assy Of 25 Lbs Mk-1" Bomb (Assembled) The Tail Cone Assy.
NYSE: SPR) to produce titanium APU (auxiliary power unit) exhaust fairing assemblies, housed in the tail cone, for the Boeing 737 MAX commercial jetliner.
The crash occurred when the wing tip of one plane and the tail cone of another "made contact", Ryanair said.
When a rolling aircraft hits a bump, the tail cone section will usually bounce upward if you are not using the tail fin dolly.
The crash, between a reversing Virgin Australia 737 and an A320 Jetstar craft, saw one jet lose part of its tail cone and the other suffer wing damage, according to engineers who witnessed the damage.
The configuration includes new LEAP-1B engines from CFM International that are optimized for the 737 MAX, a redesigned tail cone and the Boeing designed Advanced Technology Winglet to reduce fuel use.
O The configuration includes new CFM International LEAP-1B engines, a redesigned tail cone and an advanced technology winglet to reduce fuel use.
Search teams have found parts of the plane, including a wheel, cargo bay door and tail cone, at sea about 10 kilometers (six miles) from the Palawan airport, Okol said.
The propeller is mounted at the end of a long tail cone, and the latter is angled up considerably, to provide adequate propeller clearance.
It said plans to achieve 13 per cent re-duction in fuel consumption, in-clude new LEAP-1B engines from CFM International, a redesigned tail cone and Advanced Technol-ogy winglets.
Examination revealed the pitch trim cable was completely separated in the area where it passes over the rearmost pulley in the tail cone.