Also, Textron officials said the fuselage, wings and tail cone
of the first three prototypes of the Denali single-engine turboprop are now in production.
These aerostructures include sections of the aircraft fuselage, passenger and pilot floor, canopy, tail cone
, engine acoustic panel, ramp, cargo door, gearbox, horizontal and vertical stabiliser.
This stage is where the aircraft is fitted with the vertical and horizontal stabilisers and the tail cone
. In addition, the inner flaps and the main landing gear doors are installed.
(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.
OWe continue to follow our disciplined process to ensure that we have completed all the requirements for the development stage of the program and are ready to begin the detailed design phase.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.