wake turbulence

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wake turbulence

wake turbulence
The disturbed air left behind by an airplane. It consists of wing-tip vortices and a jet blast, jet wash, propeller wash, and rotor wash, both on the ground and in the air. It is the region of reduced total pressure behind an aircraft in flight.
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If you are going to jetwash your drive, do it on a damp or rainy day because the dampness softens the dirt and makes it easier to clean.
Severn Trent contractors arrived yesterday morning at properties on the Bromford Bridge estate to deliver dehumidifiers, fans, and to jetwash the drives of properties affected by Friday's four foot deluge.
And you're free to bring your mud splattered bike in (they'll even jetwash it for you) and eat your bait in your wet or dry outdoor gear.
The company also offers two Rapid Jetwash models, the three-pump R3W3 and four-pump R3W4, both equipped with high pressure lance for internal and external mixer cleaning.
Apparently the van was parked up near the jetwash, quite close to my house.
Jetwash off any mud and compacted grass from the blades and bodywork and spray moving and metal parts with WD-40.
The revolutionary JetWash rinse stations vastly reduce risks of carryover or contamination.
Maneuvering aircraft without running into anything else or off the deck and burning fellow crewmembers with jetwash were only some of the other hazards he and his team learned.
Pregnant Charlie, 23, who played superbitch Janine Evans, was using the jetwash at a West London service station.
Most impressive was Calvin Davis who picked up 16 personal in the half including a couple of powerful slams, redolent of the classic Jetwash days of a couple of years ago.
99 for a ten-minute jetwash that wouldn't clean your sink, let alone your car.
This year, US aerospace sales will be flying high, and for those going along for the ride, namely the machine tool and parts suppliers, the challenge is to gracefully cruise along the tailwinds of this latest sales boom, and not get lost in its the jetwash.