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Was It Fan Growl I Heard?  
User currently offlineSSTjumbo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 626 times:

Taking off on a United 747-200 N165UA (former Quantas), I heard what sounded like the engine of a Pontiac Grand Prix. Was that fan growl?

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User currently offlineUAL1837 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 618 times:

Yeah, that sound was the tips of the fan blades going supersonic.

That phenomena is VERY pronounced on the DC10. Really cool humming sound at takeoff power.


User currently offlineSSTjumbo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 610 times:

thanx  Smile

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