Listening

stethoscope 2

The propulsion system on Lynx is supported by a steel truss that attaches to the rear firewall of the fuselage. Composite blast shields surround each engine.

stethoscope

In front of the engines, the truss supports all the valves, pumps, and plumbing needed to control and deliver fuel and oxidizer to the engines. In these shots, engineer Jeremy Voigt checks for small control line leaks using a stethoscope.