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Old 30th Nov 2017, 07:28
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DaveReidUK
 
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Originally Posted by safetypee View Post
Then there could be many advantages from not requiring a ‘wet wing’, reduced weight, ease of manufacture, fuel piping, pumps, and system integrity and isolation, ...
Unless you're suggesting that it's a perpetual motion machine, the fuel to power the turbine generators is still going to have to be accommodated somewhere.
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