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Aerospace Jet engine life span

  1. Apr 15, 2010 #1

    wolram

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    Does a jet engine have a life span?
     
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  3. Apr 15, 2010 #2
    Sure, everything on an airplane does.
     
  4. Apr 15, 2010 #3

    russ_watters

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    First google hit for the title of the thread:
     
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  5. Apr 16, 2010 #4

    wolram

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    Cool thanks russ
     
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  6. Apr 16, 2010 #5
    I designed thrust reversers for commercial jets, the specifications currently require a design life of 40,000 cycles.
     
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