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Aerospace Jet engine

  1. Jun 9, 2010 #1
    why jet engines are attached to the wings of the airplane ,not other part?:confused:
     
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  3. Jun 9, 2010 #2

    berkeman

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    They are not always placed on the wings. Where is the engine in an F-16 jet?
     
  4. Jun 10, 2010 #3
    Look at a picture of an old VC10
     
  5. Jun 10, 2010 #4
    thanks ,guys ,please don't get angry with( maybe easy) questions ,as i'm a senior highschool any way how they decide where to put the engine?:shy:
     
  6. Jun 10, 2010 #5

    berkeman

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    I googled jet airplane design, and got some good hits. This is an interesting article about the development of jet planes over time:

    http://www.historynet.com/jet-aircraft-development.htm/2 [Broken]

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  7. Jun 10, 2010 #6
    thank you so so much berkeman,it was Great.
     
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