Posts Tagged “Engineering & Maintenance”

Jet Engines Are Hot (In At Least 4 Ways)!

We work at KLM Engine Maintenance, so we know jet engines are hot! But what do you think? Read on and find out for yourself! 1. Trends: hot or not? What’s in and what’s out in the jet engine population? It will come as no surprise that it’s all about the environment. Heavy, high-consumption, noisy jet engines are definitely out! Although our power packs weigh nowhere near zero, there’s a real trend in weight reduction. Less weight means lower fuel consumption and, therefore, lower emissions. And, let’s be honest, this cuts costs too. More and more lightweight materials are being…

8 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Jet Engines

You’re in an aircraft taxiing to the runway. You stop momentarily. Then you hear of the swelling roar of the engines, the aircraft vibrates as it accelerates, pushing you back gently into your seat. The scenery whips by faster and faster until you leave the ground. You’re airborne! All of which would be impossible without the powerful engines. These extraordinary powerhouses are fascinating, even to those who work with them on a daily basis, which is why we’d like to share some facts about them with you. 1. How powerful is an aircraft engine? The power of a jet engine is equivalent to that…

Broaden your scope

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Nowadays, when a patient must undergo an extensive examination, it is less common to immediately cut open the body. Endoscopy is a technique that allows…