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    Post  GarryB on Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:46 am

    Where is the third engine?
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    Post  Hole on Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:43 pm

    I think between the outriggers.
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    Post  GarryB on Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:48 am

    The two outriggers are engine pods that the tail structure is attached to and the body pod down the centre does not have an engine at the front or the rear... I wonder if they are mistaken... perhaps there is an APU in one of the engine pods to make it more autonomous for deployment from basic air strips or sections of motorway...

    Most civilian aircraft with three engines mainly use all three for takeoff but then only run two engines for more efficient cruise (it means the two main engines can be less powerful and more fuel efficient but allows the aircraft to still be able to take off normally from normal airfields)....

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