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Re: Why the Same Flight Takes Longer Now Than 30 Years Ago
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2019, 02:30:49 AM »
Interesting article.  One thing they didn't mention is that the high bypass turbofan engines that modern planes are using get better fuel economy, but also propel the planes a bit slower than the low bypass engines of older commercial planes to gain efficiency.
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