high-bypass turbofan


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high-bypass turbofan

A turbofan engine with a bypass ratio of 4:1 or higher (i.e., four or more times as much air flows across the fan as across the core engine).
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One may wonder whether supersonic engines will follow the same evolution as subsonic engines, leading to supersonic high-bypass turbofans.
Half a century later, the case for jet propulsion is much stronger, due not only to the availability of extremely reliable, fuel-efficient high-bypass turbofans, but also to the development of a broad spectrum of drones to complement manned aircraft.
Her high-bypass turbofans were designed to emit a blurry infrared signature at most.
From tiny, high-bypass turbofans to the instrumentation to run lean of peak with confidence (which cuts 25 percent off your fuel burn), we've got with better ways to go high and fast for less.