Goingboeing From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 4875 posts, RR: 16 Posted (9 years 3 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 3336 times:
Anybody else see this episode on large planes? They were discussing the GE engines on the 777 and showed video of the engine tests where they shot 4 tons of water into the engine in one minute....and the engine continued to run. Then they shot a ton and a half of ice (hail) in 30 seconds...again the engine continued to run. Really incredible. Even more incredible was the static test of the engines, which blew up 4 ton slabs of rock like they were paper.