Engine Nacelle

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Engine Nacelle
Part image
Air intake by
C7 Aerospace Division

Radial size Small
Cost (total) 600.00 Funds
(dry) 480.00 Funds
Mass (total) 0.93 t
(dry) 0.18 t
Drag 0.2-0.3
Max. Temp. 2000 K
Volume  ?
Impact Tolerance 10 m/s
Research Supersonic flight.png Supersonic Flight
Unlock cost 6 500 Funds
Since version 0.15
Part configuration engineNacelle.cfg
Air intake
Intake speed 40
Intake area 0.5 m2
Maximum intake air 0.5 Air unit
Liquid fuel tank
Liquid fuel 150 Units of fuel

The Engine Nacelle is an air intake for jet engines originally developed for the C7 Spaceplane pack, and has become a stock part since 0.15.0 and the introduction of the Spaceplane complex.

The Engine Nacelle is heavier, and takes in air comparable to the Circular Intake while pulling less than the Adjustable Ramp Intake, but it has an attachment node at the front. It also carries a small amount of fuel so it acts like a combination of a XM-G50 Radial Air Intake and a Mk1 Liquid Fuel Fuselage. Although it carries only less than a third of the dedicated tank the dry mass of the combination is higher and the intake area slightly lower.

Product description

The Engine Nacelle is a self-contained solution for powering air-breathing engines. It improves airflow and cools the engine, making it a very practical option. C7 Engineers assure us that these units are quite safe, and that the dents and burn marks will give yours a more unique look.

C7 Aerospace Division


model before 1.0
model after 1.0
The appearance before and after 1.0
  • Remodeled and retextured
  • Added fuel tank with 40 units of liquid fuel
  • Adjusted dry mass (from 0.3 to 0.15) and costs (from 550 to 1550)
  • IntakeArea increased from 0.002 to 0.005
  • Updated, now actually do something
  • Initial stock release, purely cosmetic