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Old 02-12-2020, 10:18 AM   #10 (permalink)
All Darc
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Interesting fuel saving...

The problem I see it's safety. How evacuate so much people. The design don't help...

Edited - about propeller:I refered about this :

Propfan and ducted fan

Originally Posted by RedDevil View Post
I did see some turbo prop planes with weirdly warped propeller blades lately. It just does not get a lot of attention.

They don't replace the long distance air liners as jet engines have had their own development too. Some aviation expert said not long ago that aviation gets 1% more efficient each year, mainly due to jet development.

It is not enough to offset the yearly 4-6% growth in aviation passenger miles though.
The Maverick and likewise could bring fuel consumption down by 20% in one go. That should buy us a couple of years.

Last edited by All Darc; 02-12-2020 at 10:33 AM..
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