Jet engine

What is a Jet Engine?

A jet engine is as a reaction engine that discharges a fast moving jet that generates forward thrust by jet propulsion according to Newton's laws of motion. Examples of jet engines include turbojets, turbofans, rockets, ramjets, and pulse jets. Generally, jet... READ MORE

Aviation Jargon: 45 Terms Aviation Enthusiasts ...

I love jets. I love turboprop planes. I love gliders. I love rockets. I love air shows and I love taking a private charter flight over the mountains just for sight-seeing. In short, if it involves aircraft, I love it.... READ MORE

The Ironic History of the Jet Engine

It has been said that history is full of ironies and the history or jet aircraft is no exception.  In fact, the two men who are considered the fathers of the jet engine were both working on similar designs at the same... READ MORE