The engines of Pratt & Whitney : a technical history [E-Book] / Jack Connors ; Ned Allen, editor-in-chief.
Connors, Jack.
Allen, Ned.
Reston, Va. : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, c2010
xviii, 527 pages : illustrations
englisch
Library of flight
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Table of Contents:
  • Pre-flight briefing
  • The early years
  • The later piston engine years
  • The piston engine experience
  • Transition to gas turbines
  • WWII ends and turbojet development begins
  • Birth of the tow-spool turbojet
  • Four more turbojets
  • Transition to turbofans
  • Higher and faster
  • Going commercial
  • Challenges and new turbofans
  • High-bypass fans
  • The modern era
  • Looking back 80 years
  • Appendix : Pratt & Whitney medallion.