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What Exactly Is High Bypass?  
User currently offlineMatt D From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 9502 posts, RR: 43
Posted (16 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1824 times:

Here's a question that I hope will serve 2 purposes. 1, to divert attention away from the folk with no life ruining the forum for us, and 2, to enlighten me.
With that in mind, can someone please tell me what a High Bypass Ratio engine is and what it means?
Also, exactly how does a "sleeve type" (737NG, A320, etc) thrust reverser work as opposed to a "clam shell" type (737-200, MD-80, etc.)?

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