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01-10-2013, 09:06 AM
Tom Polakis
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Originally Posted by Bocephus86 View Post
I understood 3 words in that text. That stuff is so interesting I should have studied engineering or physics in college instead of business.
I don't know if I should be embarrassed or proud to state that I understood almost all of it. I'm a career aircraft engine engineer. As such, I was disappointed to read all of that to finally learn that the sound is reduced by a miniscule 6 dB. That would be a perceptible reduction in the roar of the engine, but not nearly enough to allow aircraft to take off over residential corridors without complaints.

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