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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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.
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.
The aircraft features PPG aerospace coatings in metallic blue, metallic titanium and Las Vegas Gold beneath the white fuselage, engine cowling and vertical stabilizer that are accented by a special-effect paint named Carrington Pearl Blue.
But that's true only if the air entering an engine cowling is properly managed and directed.
To date, the search has yielded several parts, including an outboard wing flap, which is being investigated to ascertain if it came from a Malaysia Airlines 777, as well as an engine cowling segment and a part of a door assembly.
In addition, the new engine cowling design removes approximately 50 percent of the internal steel to further reduce truck weight and increase payload.
Timothy Oulton, a little-known top end furniture brand stocked by Harrods, was responsible for supplying some of the more outrageous furniture including the propeller coffee table, airplane engine cowling bathroom mirror and some of the lush chairs.
Expanding our search to the rest of the aircraft led us to discover a missing screw from the left side of the aircraft above the engine cowling.