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Old 11th Mar 2019, 11:36
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cervo77
 
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Originally Posted by NAROBS View Post
Just looking at a profile picture of the 737 - 8 Max, it strikes even the mildly interested, that those huge new engines are positioned almost completely foward and clear of the leading edge of the wing. That must shove the Centre of Gravity of the aircraft way in front of the leading edge of the wing. That's non-standard for a start in a passenger aircraft. Usually the C of G is positioned on or just foward of the centre of lift.

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yes ... and it also increases the lift (increased wing area)
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