Re: Geared turbofans

Date:         29 May 98 02:44:04 
From:         Don Stauffer <stauffer@htc.honeywell.com>
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Don Stauffer wrote:
> Tarver Engineering wrote:
> > On 11 Apr 98 02:16:40 , Don Stauffer <stauffer@htc.honeywell.com> wrote:
> >
> > >I am particularly thinking of "unducted fans."
> >
> > An unducted fan has two rows of counter rotating fan blades.
>
> So would some of those early twin row counter-rotating turboprops (I
> forget the planes, they were navy prototypes) qualify?  How about the
> ones on the Russian Bear turboprop?

For an example of what I mean, look at page 68 in the May 11 Av Week.
Is that a turboprop or an unducted fan?

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