Inside a jet engine
Pratt & Whitney Canada had this full scale cutaway of a PW-500 turbofan engine, a model that puts out up to 4,500 lb of thrust. These engines generally power light to mid-sized business jets, making them candidates for powering larger autonomous planes. For your convenience, we’ve labeled some of the more important parts of the engine.
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