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[RR/LN – Rolls-Royce] Entry barriers, learning curves, and the hazards of complexity

Below the wings of a widebody commercial aircraft, you might find one of these: That right there is a Rolls Royce Trent 1000 jet engine.  The engine forces air through several compressors, squeezing the air to 1/50th of its original volume before directing it into a combustion chamber, where it is mixed with fuel and […]

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