Watching a short documentary on PZL M28 Skytruck, I noticed it has quite oddly aligned exhaust pipes.
They point almost directly downwards, with only slight aft tilt:
Does anyone have factual information as to why the exhaust is directed such?
Common sense would suggest it is done to keep hot exhaust from hitting the flaps and the wing strut. But when considering the common usage of M28 from unpaved runways, such exhaust alignment seems odd as it most certainly will kick up all kinds of debris.