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54 votes

Which manufacturer produced this fan blade?

21 votes

What would be the drawbacks of using a rotating engine as thrust reverser on airliners?

21 votes

What makes an engine suitable for supersonic flight?

20 votes

Would it be feasible to build a jet fighter plane based on a wooden construction?

20 votes
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Why don't single-engine jets suffer severe gyroscopic effects?

16 votes

Why do most military aircraft use different engines than commercial aircraft?

12 votes

Buzz-saw noise from big turbofans at high thrust

11 votes
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What is the transient bleed valve in a gas turbine engine?

10 votes

Are any Boeing 720s still flying?

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Will manually removing nicks from compressor blades significantly affect the operation of the compressor?

7 votes

Why do many large turbofans have a gap (of turbine blades) between the LP turbine and HP turbine?

7 votes

What is the clearance between a fan blade and the nacelle?

7 votes

Why do large turbofans generally have many more LP turbine stages than HP turbine stages?

7 votes

Why use jet engines instead of propellers when designing new airplanes?

7 votes
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What is so special about new Russian jet engine called PD-14?

7 votes

Why doesn't the 747 that is testing the GE9X have winglets?

7 votes

Why are the engines on the MAX and neo prone to bowing?

7 votes
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Why in a CFM56-3 is vibration measured in displacement for N1 and in velocity for N2?

7 votes

Why don't bypass ducts in jet engines narrow down the flow to accelerate it?

6 votes

Are turbine blisks common in jet engines?

6 votes
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What DAL are Humans?

6 votes

Is it feasible to recuperate energy from landing aircraft by using a runway sled with regenerative braking?

6 votes
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How much do the fan blades of a GE90-115b stretch when the engine is spinning at maximum RPM?

6 votes
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How are individual rotor/stator blades identified during engine inspection for the CFM56?

5 votes

Do crosswind takeoffs increase the chance of a compressor stall?

5 votes

Where does turbine vane and blade cooling air come from?

5 votes

Taxiing with one engine: Is engine #1 always used or do they switch?

5 votes

What is the relation between throttle position and engine thrust for a turbofan?

5 votes
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Is it possible to add "planets" to the gearbox of a Trent 1000?

5 votes

How are compressor blades connected to the shaft in turbojet engines?