From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Ed Hahn) Organization: The MITRE Corporation, McLean, Va. Date: 13 Apr 96 16:44:52 References: 1
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In article <airliners.1996.517@ohare.Chicago.COM> Curious <100115.261@CompuServe.COM> writes: > Do big fanjets work by Newton's second law or like giant propellers? Both fanjets and propellors work by Newton's second (and third) laws, among many others. :-) The main difference is that a fan has a theoretically more efficient airflow because of the presence of a boundary wall at the fan tip. However, there are other, more articulate and erudite aerodynamicists who may read this. If not, check with sci.aeronautics. ed -------- Ed Hahn | email@example.com | (703) 883-5988 -------- The above comment reflects the opinions of the author, and does not constitute endorsement or implied warranty by the MITRE Corporation. Really, I wouldn't kid you about a thing like this.