engine cowling

engine cowling

engine cowling
A metallic or other hard covering over an installed engine that is either hinged or other-wise removable. It helps to minimize drag and cools the engine.
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The black grille vanes draw immediate reference to the Rolls-Royce Eagle VIII engine cowling on the Vickers Vimy aircraft, the wheels are part polished with a translucent shadow finish.
According to Olateru, upon receipt of the notification, he noted that the Bureau visited Air Peace Limited office and confirmed the said occurrence, adding that the agency further conducted a damage assessment on the aircraft, which revealed that the aircraft made contact on the runway with the starboard engine cowling as obvious from various scrapes, scratches and dents, an evidence of tyre scouring on the sidewalls of the No.
"Did someone keep it, or did it end up being thrown out?" The name Wulfrun would have been painted in four-inch lettering, in yellow, on the engine cowling, but although the number of the plane is known, no photograph has yet come to light.
When a helicopter is hovering, there is little airflow passing through the engine cowling and hot stagnant air will gather in the engine compartment.
By way of the engine cowling design, Cessna engineers worked hard to make the big Lycoming installation as thermodynamically stable as possible.
The April 17 engine blowout on a flight from New York to Dallas sent debris from the engine cowling into parts of the jet's wing and fuselage, breaking a window and killing passenger Jennifer Riordan.
In a (https://www.businessinsider.in/Terrifying-video-shows-jet-engine-falling-apart-mid-flight-on-its-way-from-San-Francisco-to-Honolulu/articleshow/62908614.cms) statement  to Business Insider, United Airlines said: "United flight 1175 traveling to Honolulu from San Francisco landed safely after the pilots called for an emergency landing because of a loss of the engine cowling (the covering of the engine).
United said in an emailed statement that the plane, travelling from San Francisco to Honolulu, had made an emergency landing after the engine cowling, or covering, came off.
He said the aircraft Boeing 777 while refuelling at Toronto airport was hit by a fuel supply vehicle causing damage to the engine cowling of parked aircraft.
The only way to tell it's a diesel is to see it written on the engine cowling. There's no perceptible difference in engine noise or in performance and the top speed was equivalent to gasoline engines.
Professor Jason Middleton, an aviation expert at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, said it appeared that the engine cowling had been ripped away forward of the main compressor blade.