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Old 29th Nov 2017, 00:25
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vapilot2004
 
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Fascinating. This could be the future of more efficient fan-based propulsion.

The real challenge is commercial aviation moving away from fossil fuels, but for the time being, the potential power to weight ratio (not to mention cost) of a gallon of kerosene is hard to beat.
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