fan-jet


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Noun1.fan-jet - an airplane propelled by a fanjet engine
fanjet engine, turbofan engine, turbojet engine, turbojet, turbofan, fanjet, fan-jet - a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust
jet, jet plane, jet-propelled plane - an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
2.fan-jet - a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrustfan-jet - a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust
afterburner - a device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust
fanjet, fan-jet, turbofan, turbojet - an airplane propelled by a fanjet engine
gas turbine - turbine that converts the chemical energy of a liquid fuel into mechanical energy by internal combustion; gaseous products of the fuel (which is burned in compressed air) are expanded through a turbine
jet engine - a gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion
propjet, turboprop, turbo-propeller plane - an airplane with an external propeller that is driven by a turbojet engine
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All in all, we learned to adapt and even kind of like the B737-800 jet, but today, conversations among peers of different backgrounds still engender the same jousting and debate: fan-jet or real-jet
And a final "FIRST" noted in Journals back then was the successful flight in December 1963 of the FIRST production Lockheed C-141A StarLifter fan-jet logistics transport for the US Air Force -- an indispensable workhorse familiar to military logisticians throughout the free world.
The newer generation of wide-bodied aircraft that could use an extended runway, powered by large fan-jet engines, are considerably quieter than the Boeing 737s that fly at all hours to European destinations.