Re: Superfan

Date:         10 Dec 97 04:05:01 
From:         Andrew Cruickshank <>
Organization: OpenKast Limited
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Don Stauffer wrote:
> What I found amusing when these things were supposed to be the next
> great new thing was the lengths folks would go to avoid saying
> "propeller" or "turboprop."  When does a turboprop become an "unducted
> fan?"

When you take out the gearbox between the propellor and the engine shaft
and add extra blades to the prop.