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User currently offlinekimon From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (4 years 2 months 15 hours ago) and read 1728 times:

Were RR Conways the first "Hot and High" powerplants?

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User currently offlinetdscanuck From Canada, joined Jan 2006, 12709 posts, RR: 80
Reply 1, posted (4 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 1509 times:

Quoting kimon (Thread starter):
Were RR Conways the first "Hot and High" powerplants?

I'm not really sure what you mean...they were the first turbofans, but that was much more about improving efficiency than getting hot/high performance. All jets suffer basically the same penalty in hot/high conditions...low-density high-temperature air limits how much fuel you can burn, limiting power.

Tom.


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