How to optimise the sound of an airplane engine

A new approach to optimizing the sound and sound quality of an aircraft engine could reduce emissions and save lives by reducing the noise produced, according to research by University of Waterloo.Researchers have used the computer model of a modern airplane engine to investigate how the sound would change depending on the speed and thrust […]

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Fuel Optimized Engine: ‘We’re going to make the car as fuel efficient as possible’

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is moving forward with its efforts to create a new industry standard for engine designs.“We’re starting with the fuel optimization engineers,” FAA Administrator John Pistole told reporters Tuesday.“This is something that’s been a long time coming.We’re really excited to be the first to do this.”Pistole said that the agency was […]

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