Aviation Week & Space Technology

Aviation Week & Space Technology, December 12, 2016

A more efficient gas turbine engine, one that burns fuel and air at constant volume rather than constant pressure, may be the key to a step change over today’s jet engines. Aerojet Rocketdyne, is testing a constant-volume combustor in a rotating detonation engine. Aerojet Rocketdyne photo. Also: Japan’s next fighter | Trump’s blast at Boeing | Virgin Galactic flight tests

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