Definition of cowling in English:


Line breaks: cowl|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊlɪŋ


  • The removable cover of a vehicle or aircraft engine.
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    • The aircraft had full NACA cowlings and new nacelles while fabric replaced metal covering on the control surfaces.
    • The engines were covered with three-piece NACA anti-drag cowlings, and the aft nacelles were streamlined into the wing.
    • Erroneously though, he also states that the ‘Section Leader’ band on the fuselage is painted Red as is the engine cowling.

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