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Dear Paul

Is it possible to design the cargo location of the airplane at the top and enclosed as the normal cargo sideways?.

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Prashant

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Not sure I understand your question. But in general you can design the cargo hold to be anywhere on the airplane so long as the cargo weight does not make the airplane unstable. There have been cases where improper loading of an airplane caused a pitching moment greater than could be countered by the control system resulting in loss of aircraft.

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Aeronautics, Aerodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Aeroacoustics, Noise Control, Muffler Design, Wind Tunnel Research.... I know nothing about India - do not ask about schools, jobs, application requirements, career choices, etc. for India. Please, no text message verbiage; I prefer full words in full sentences. Thanks.

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38 years as research engineer at NASA

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AIAA, NASA

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B.S. and M.S. Aeronautical Engineering - U. of Washington, Graduate work Standford U.

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AIAA Associate Fellow (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics)

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