Tail-Mounting Outmoded

Tail-mounted interconnected engines as proposed by reader David Stutman (AW&ST May 28, p. 10) are in contradiction to the “Engine Isolation” spirit of Federal Aviation Regulation 25.903. Closely-mounted engines are more prone to mutual destruction, especially by rotor burst, and should certainly not...

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