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Date: 02/02/09 12:35 PM

51 Responses to Blade Test On Jet Engine

  1. Profile photo of drzm
    drzm Male 13-17
    233 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 11:50 am
    Link: Blade Test On Jet Engine - I wonder if this is what it looks like when a flock of Canadian geese fly into a jet turbine.
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    pmarren Male 40-49
    4575 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 12:45 pm
    Looks like a few more tiny modifications need to be put in place. Other than that, she ran great.
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    murrymalty Female 18-29
    2673 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 12:49 pm
    hmmm...if u look carefuly the upper left quadral phlank is out of alignment...trust me im a...a...im a plane OK
  4. Profile photo of Vanwa
    Vanwa Female 13-17
    357 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 1:13 pm
    Well... I would call that a booming success! Let`s roll out the planes.
  5. Profile photo of SarahJ86
    SarahJ86 Female 18-29
    495 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 1:32 pm
    Planes make me nervous - and Im in the air force!
  6. Profile photo of Ticomeister
    Ticomeister Male 18-29
    72 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 1:34 pm
    mr murry/ plane dude... are you okkkk?
  7. Profile photo of JGESS
    JGESS Male 18-29
    433 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 1:37 pm
    was someone trying to lick the fan blades or something?
  8. Profile photo of aust4beer
    aust4beer Male 30-39
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    February 2, 2009 at 1:41 pm
    That might cause some problems
  9. Profile photo of silversoul46
    silversoul46 Female 18-29
    189 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 1:56 pm
    well maybe we should stick to subs and cars...
  10. Profile photo of 1337_mod
    1337_mod Male 13-17
    153 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 2:15 pm
    what was that orange thing spinning around inside the engine.
  11. Profile photo of SoMeMeXiCaN
    SoMeMeXiCaN Male 13-17
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    February 2, 2009 at 2:18 pm
    well...it WAS proven that a released fan blade has enough force to hurl a small car over 100 feet into the air so...
  12. Profile photo of Ruswut
    Ruswut Male 18-29
    1266 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 2:19 pm
    So it... failed the test?
  13. Profile photo of BigBossDogg
    BigBossDogg Male 30-39
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    February 2, 2009 at 2:31 pm
    Would have been a lot better if a flock of geese really did fly into it.
  14. Profile photo of SoMeMeXiCaN
    SoMeMeXiCaN Male 13-17
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    February 2, 2009 at 2:32 pm
    oh and 1337_mod, that is the explosive charge used to remove one of the engine blades from the turbine. It was part of the experiment.
  15. Profile photo of RickyGTO
    RickyGTO Male 18-29
    289 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 3:18 pm
    is it me or does that thing look retarded big?
  16. Profile photo of Quackor
    Quackor Male 18-29
    2856 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 3:26 pm
    im never sitting next to the turbine again.
  17. Profile photo of Quackor
    Quackor Male 18-29
    2856 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 3:27 pm
    oh, and roosterman, you suck.
  18. Profile photo of trashcan7
    trashcan7 Male 13-17
    564 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 3:36 pm
    woahh
  19. Profile photo of wildde
    wildde Male 13-17
    163 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 3:58 pm
    oh right i left mine on.
  20. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
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    February 2, 2009 at 4:38 pm
    Cokeman,

    Rickrolls are about as funny as leprosy and are probably older. But when your rickroll link is also a browser hijacker, that steps over the line from " being a wanker" and into the realm of "posting links to malware in the forums".

    Go sit in the corner for a week and think about what happened here tonight.

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    thanna Male 18-29
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    February 2, 2009 at 4:42 pm
    i think the engine is supposed to self contain the blast and keep itself from vibrating into pieces preventing the plane from splitting in half. but i`m no expert
  22. Profile photo of SirSpanky
    SirSpanky Male 13-17
    31 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 5:35 pm
    Wow, the terrorists are even getting into the ENGINES now?
  23. Profile photo of _Perfection_
    _Perfection_ Male 18-29
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    February 2, 2009 at 5:38 pm
    That didn`t look so bad....
  24. Profile photo of Boredered
    Boredered Male 18-29
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    February 2, 2009 at 5:49 pm
    million dollar explosion, check!
  25. Profile photo of SirSpanky
    SirSpanky Male 13-17
    31 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 5:56 pm
    "i think the engine is supposed to self contain the blast and keep itself from vibrating into pieces preventing the plane from splitting in half. but i`m no expert "

    Ookay then, so it prevents the explosion from spreading, even though without that engine being able to function, it will slowly descend into a horrible burning crash? Thats some real science they be making..

  26. Profile photo of SoMeMeXiCaN
    SoMeMeXiCaN Male 13-17
    149 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 6:00 pm
    davymind, that was all full of nothing but win...
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    AnwarNova Male 18-29
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    February 2, 2009 at 6:12 pm
    heck ya
  28. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
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    February 2, 2009 at 6:22 pm
    vv "davymind, that was all full of nothing but win..."

    We`re firm but fair. I hope.

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    sicker Female 30-39
    325 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 7:09 pm
    SirSpanky, jets generally have several engines, don`t they?
  30. Profile photo of xboxman
    xboxman Male 13-17
    381 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 7:10 pm
    sirspanky ur an idiot, no jet plane has only one jet engine... (im talking commercial planes)
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    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
    3301 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 8:22 pm
    Man, that`d thing would make one hell of a subwoofer.
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    _optimusmars Male 18-29
    103 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 9:05 pm
    damn
  33. Profile photo of opiebreath
    opiebreath Female 18-29
    15774 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 9:49 pm
    Wow, that looks... really f*cking dangerous.

    *puts away belt* No need for Opie punishment, Davy?

  34. Profile photo of LoofahBoy
    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
    3301 posts
    February 2, 2009 at 10:00 pm
    "*puts away belt* No need for Opie punishment, Davy?"

    Mod-on-mod action I LOVE IT!!!

  35. Profile photo of gorgack2000
    gorgack2000 Male 13-17
    4682 posts
    February 3, 2009 at 12:59 am
    Basically like sticking a ruler into a fan, but on a larger (and more awesome) scale.
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17514 posts
    February 3, 2009 at 1:16 am
    I fail to see how exploding a jet engine on purpose makes any of them safer.

    What I mean is how many jet engines have been sabotaged by explosives ? I`d bet zero.

    If the point of the test was to see how a blade detachment effects the engine, Explosives weren`t needed to test that.

    I don`t believe a jet engine could be engineered to survive that kind of test.

  37. Profile photo of manicwhite
    manicwhite Male 18-29
    169 posts
    February 3, 2009 at 2:59 am
    right. the is only a small amount of exsplosives used to cause the blade to detatch. the resulting fire ball is just a biproduct of this and dosnt actualy have huge effects on the experement(just cause because the is unconbusted fuel in the engine). the testis is usualy done to see that the shell of the engine can contain the blades when they become detached, whatever causees the detachment(bird stike, poor maintance, ware). no one wants a compresor blade flying through the hull of the aeroplane. those things travel pritty fast. p.s im studying aerospace engineering. im not just making this stuff up
  38. Profile photo of syke22
    syke22 Male 18-29
    1136 posts
    February 3, 2009 at 6:08 am
    lol I wonder if that was supposed to happen or if the people doing it were like," WHAT THE drat!"
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    famajah Male 18-29
    29 posts
    February 3, 2009 at 6:11 am
    I just have to say it

    EP!C FAIL

    <@B^[D

  40. Profile photo of liberalirony
    liberalirony Male 18-29
    196 posts
    February 3, 2009 at 6:43 am
    Ehh... ground control? we may have a slight problem here...
  41. Profile photo of airsofter1
    airsofter1 Male 18-29
    1090 posts
    February 3, 2009 at 2:03 pm
    succesfl test. thats y they test. does it work? no. glad we tested that.
  42. Profile photo of Adthedude
    Adthedude Male 13-17
    73 posts
    February 3, 2009 at 3:21 pm
    Good One
  43. Profile photo of SuperJesus
    SuperJesus Male 13-17
    387 posts
    February 3, 2009 at 7:45 pm
    `Sir, we have now officially comfirmed that the ShamWow is indestructable`
  44. Profile photo of KnightRockr
    KnightRockr Male 18-29
    167 posts
    February 3, 2009 at 9:22 pm
    HOLY F`IN AS$ CRACKERS BATMAN!!!!
  45. Profile photo of Habute
    Habute Male 18-29
    256 posts
    February 3, 2009 at 9:30 pm
    "Ladies and Gentlemen, this is your pilot... whatever you do, do not look out at the engine, all is well. Thank you for flying Oceanic airlines"
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    burgis123 Male 18-29
    9 posts
    February 4, 2009 at 5:37 am
    i think you`ll find that`d be a chicken they fired into it. heard about these tests b4. Now 1 chicken vs flock of geese hmmmmmm....
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    router52000 Male 18-29
    613 posts
    February 4, 2009 at 3:48 pm
    explosives+jet engines = FUN
  48. Profile photo of duffytoler
    duffytoler Male 40-49
    5195 posts
    February 4, 2009 at 3:54 pm
    Poor jet engine. That was so MEAN!
  49. Profile photo of Thepwnsher
    Thepwnsher Male 13-17
    283 posts
    February 6, 2009 at 8:22 pm
    holy crap...
  50. Profile photo of Xardas
    Xardas Male 13-17
    12 posts
    February 22, 2009 at 7:43 pm
    ossim
  51. Profile photo of draquoir
    draquoir Male 18-29
    1051 posts
    September 24, 2009 at 10:40 am
    They should consider some kind of wire netting.

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