#2365: UnwrapFlaps

Airliners which have suffered a complete engine failure need all the help they can get.

Today’s invention is a jet engine casing which can unfold as shown and lock into position, forming a significant extra wing area.

nacellewing

In such an emergency, the engine could be jettisoned through the bottom of the nacelle so that a rapid glide back to the runway could be achieved with maximal control.