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Old 30th Sep 2007, 10:04
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Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Sydney
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It seems to me that since the engines are podded below the wings on most modern airliners, and they are there to keep them separate from the wing structure in a fire, wouldn't it make sense for there to be a mechanism (explosive bolts or whatever) that would actually jettison an engine pod in an extreme case like this one? Has this been done?
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