Transport Innovation (it says)
|Martin Kyte||31/10/2020 16:24:52|
2114 forum posts
In the UK the blower would be pointing backwards and the brolly used to keep the rain off.
|370 forum posts|
Don't know for sure but think that the aircraft is still travelling forward at a sufficient speed to 'overtake' any FOD thrown up by the reverse thrust, which usually reduces as the aircraft reduces speed.
|mark costello 1||31/10/2020 17:59:05|
613 forum posts
they probably have never lifted the Wife's luggage, could have been used to anchor Noah's Ark.
|Henry Artist||31/10/2020 19:23:28|
99 forum posts
I believe Neil's analysis is correct. Exactly the same principle is used when a boat fitted with a kitchen rudder is moving astern.
The kitchen rudder seems to be something of a rarity these days though they can be super useful to the model steam boat fraternity. The engine and propeller only run in one direction thus simplifying construction. To a certain extent speed can also be controlled by the rudder. When steering the boat a kitchen rudder behaves rather like a steerable Kort nozzle.
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