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IN this turbineengined stateoftheart review it is relevant to look at the problem of jet noise which, to say the least, causes annoyance ranging from mild to outraged protestation. Indeed, in the USA, there are currently law suits to the tune of 25 billion based on aircraft noise, the litigants...
THE SCOPE of RollsRoyce 1971 Limited's operation and its international and North American activities can be best understood by a look at some vital statistics.
The RB.211 engine has been in airline service since April 1972. More than 380 production engines have been delivered to power Lockheed TriStar aircraft TriStars are in service with eight airliners in North America, Europe and the Far East.
in service or under development Pegasus Vectored Thrust Turbofan Pegasus vectoredthrust turbofan engines powering the Hawker Siddeley Harrier VSTOL aircraft in service with the RAF and US Marine Corps have been performing well in nearly 75 000 hours' operations. Ruggedness and reliability of the...
The Small Engine Division of RollsRoyce 1971 Limited, situated at Leavesden, Hertfordshire some twenty miles north of London is the smallest of the Company's three aeroengine manufacturing plants and employs about 3500 people.
AVCO LYCOMING, located in Stratford, Connecticut, has reinforced its position as one of the world's leading producers of gas turbines by adding the ALF 502 high bypass turbofan to its diversified product line. The ALF 502 is a unique composite of established and demonstrated technology that...
IN OCTOBER 1942, the first US jet aircraft the Bell P59 Airacomet took to the air powered by twin General Electric 1A jet engines. This flight marked the birth of the Jet Age in the United States. During the 1940's, General Electric continued to play the leading role in the development of...
EMPHASISING the worldwide nature of aerospace, Farnborough 1974 was particularly notable for the arrival of the recordbreaking transatlantic aircraft at the beginning of the show, first public appearances of two new British aircraft, and opportunities to see the A300B Airbus and the TriStar in...
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