Letters From Our Readers (May 21, 2018)

Credit: Pilatus Aircraft
New Design Needed? After reading about the Rolls-Royce UltraFan large geared-turbofan technology demonstrator and the CFM56-7B fan-blade separations ( May 7-20, p. 58 ), I wonder whether we are reaching a tipping point for fan and nacelle design. As fan diameters become ever larger, enclosing the...

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