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Second, exhaust plume afterburning reaction occurs in different regions when different chemical reaction mechanisms are adopted; thus, the exhaust plume flow field temperature and velocity calculated by the former are higher than that of the latter, and the exhaust plume flow field structure also change.
In the mid-1950s, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford, Conn., had been working on a 30,000 pound thrust afterburning turbojet for a Navy attack fighter that would dash to Mach 3.
What is more, this afterburning of the edges shifts the overall fire scenario to small surface flames accompanied by higher surface temperatures and probably thermo-oxidative pyrolysis, both of which reduce the residue.
type 1--start--increasing to 'maximum' or 'afterburning'--reducing to "STOP";
The L-15 Lift uses a Ukrainian-made afterburning turbofan with full authority digital engine control software.
and turbofan afterburning engines, combine to provide long range,
Enter the FA-18s, which carry two General Electric F404-GE-402 afterburning engines, each capable of producing 18,000 pounds of thrust and up to 150 decibels (dB) of noise.
Dialing the clock ahead 53 years, FA-18s carry two General Electric F404-GE-402 afterburning engines, capable of 18,000 pounds of thrust each and producing up to 150dB of noise!
The Ecocool/T dryer, the latest model from Goss International, features a new integrated afterburner and pollution-control system that increases heat-exchange efficiency and reduces energy consumption -- for both drying and afterburning -- up to 40%.
Unfortunately, there is no corresponding commercial market for high-performance afterburning engines used on fighter aircraft.
Throw in a couple of enemy fighters and you are away with the fairies, evasive manoeuvring, flare deploying and afterburning like you've been around F-15s and Migs all your life.