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(MIT)   Do jet engines ever really stop?   (alum.mit.edu) divider line 11
    More: Misc, jet engines, gas turbines, combustion chambers, compressors, aeronautics, compressed air, idling, implements  
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4824 clicks; posted to Geek » on 07 May 2014 at 10:45 AM (42 weeks ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2014-05-07 09:46:23 AM  
3 votes:

ZAZ: Is there a little turbine to start the APU turbine, and a littler turbine to start that one?  No wonder MIT has a nanotechnology lab.


There is a tube in the cockpit that the pilot has to blow into.
2014-05-07 09:41:30 AM  
3 votes:
I believe there was just an experiment near Malaysia that proved that they, in fact, do.
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2014-05-07 09:40:06 AM  
3 votes:
Is there a little turbine to start the APU turbine, and a littler turbine to start that one?  No wonder MIT has a nanotechnology lab.
2014-05-07 12:53:24 PM  
2 votes:
It's all ballbearings now a days.
2014-05-07 10:54:38 AM  
2 votes:

riffraff


Depending on the size of the engine, a starter-generator on the engine hooked to a set of batteries or a starter-generator on the APU


Thank you, start again!


shardlowcr0607.wikispaces.com
2014-05-07 10:53:25 AM  
2 votes:

Marcus Aurelius: ZAZ: Is there a little turbine to start the APU turbine, and a littler turbine to start that one?  No wonder MIT has a nanotechnology lab.

There is a tube in the cockpit that the pilot has to blow into.


And it makes a little whizzing sound like a party horn.
2014-05-07 11:15:40 AM  
1 votes:
Jet engines should all sound like THIS when they start.
2014-05-07 11:10:25 AM  
1 votes:

ZAZ: Is there a little turbine to start the APU turbine, and a littler turbine to start that one?  No wonder MIT has a nanotechnology lab.


It's turbines almost all the way down. Then you get to a turtle.
2014-05-07 10:58:30 AM  
1 votes:

cretinbob: Are people really that stupid?


The answer is on the back of your screen.
2014-05-07 10:49:50 AM  
1 votes:

Marcus Aurelius: ZAZ: Is there a little turbine to start the APU turbine, and a littler turbine to start that one?  No wonder MIT has a nanotechnology lab.

There is a tube in the cockpit that the pilot has to blow into.


bmschwartz.files.wordpress.com

That's for the autopilot
2014-05-07 09:57:26 AM  
1 votes:
This starts it all:

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