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Aircraft Engine Types and Propulsion Systems

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An aircraft engine, often referred to as an aero engine, is the power component of an aircraft propulsion system. Most aircraft engines are either piston engines or gas turbines, although a few have been rocket powered and in recent years many small UAVs have used electric motors.

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In this video, you’ll see the different types of engines and propulsion systems used for aircraft, my favorite ones: Turbojet, turboprop, turboshaft, and turbofan. You’ll also see the Ramjet engine.Watch the video from Joyplanes RC:

I love the sound of a turbine starting up, the engineering involved, engines and propulsion systems for aircraft in general, and if you’re here it’s because you love that too.

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There are many ways an aircraft can be powered and pushed/pulled forward, starting with a conventional propeller aircraft that can be moved using a piston or turboprop engine, at the same time there are other ways like an electric motor, human-powered and even steam.//Joyplanes RC

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