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ALF 502 pictures

PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:59 pm
by f4dj79
here are some photos of the engine

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Re: ALF 502 pictures

PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 4:18 pm
by j79guy
Hmmmm, would that be a "geared turbofan"? Supposedly, Pratt has "invented" the geared turbofan that will "usher in an unprecedented era of turbofan fuel efficiency". Looks like Honeywell beat them to it by 30 years.

Re: ALF 502 pictures

PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 12:10 pm
by f4dj79
the GE90 uses a gear driven system as well. i guess more than one company uses gear driven hub systems.