Date: 27 Aug 99 03:07:48 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Scott Peterson) Organization: MindSpring Enterprises References: 1 2 3
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FilipPC.DeVos@rug.ac.be (Filip De Vos) wrote: >Can you tell us some more about those fanjet patents? Are you referring to >GE's aft-fan design? If so, then the 'end-run' of P&W would be to build a >two-axis powerplant, with the fan in front. My original source of information was my Father who was an engineer with them. He started with Consolidated in 1940 and retired from General Dynamics in 1976. There is one major book on the Convair jets that talks about this. But you've got it right, it was basically switching the location of the fan. Scott Peterson Does virgin wool come from fast sheep?