Old 6th Jun 2019, 06:46
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Originally Posted by 601 View Post
Can someone decode this statement
"The Flying-V will ultimately be propelled by turbofan engines but is currently designed to fly on kerosene fuel"
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It's a reference to the proposal that, eventually, the aircraft could be powered by "electrically-boosted turbofans" (whatever they are!), but is designed around conventional turbofan powerplants.

The journo has simply left out the electric reference, rendering the statement meaningless.
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