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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Then use a patio cleaner and a jet wash to spruce up the patio itself.
Not even if you carve him up at the lights then give him the finger and leave him bewildered in your jet wash.
A Stockton Council spokesperson said: "As part of the repair and repainting works we need to jet wash and spray paint the underside of Newport Bridge.
Asda claimed the jet wash was not their responsibility as it was run by another firm AIR–serv who later said the brushes could have been damaged between maintenance visits.
Can we not jet wash them to their old gleaming glory?
Dunford, In Scotland and the major cities of Europe, they jet wash their streets.
John Bourke hosted his event at hauliers Murray Hogg's headquarters, in north Gosforth, and spent two hours giving each vehicle a thorough jet wash, applying polish to the tyres and cleaning and deodorising the cabs.
We even tried slowly taxi-ing the fighters up and down the runways, gunning their engines while the jet wash blasted the surface.
These intercepts had been going on for some time, but lately the Chinese had been much more aggressive--regularly coming within 50 feet of the EP-3Es before the J-8 pilot would blast away, rocking the much slower Navy planes with jet wash.
In The Mirror on Thursday a special collector card will be printed for you to attach four differently-numbered tokens and take to your local Texaco service station with a car or jet wash before Thursday, February 12, 1998.
Its jet wash and vacuum services start at 2 a wash while RAC members receive a 50% discount.
algae there is on the slabs, a stiff broom and a jet wash will remove debris and leave the surfaces looking brand new.