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Aviation Engines Past, Present and Future

Reading Time: 4 minutes As the performance of aircraft has increased, the requirements of their engines have also increased. The first aircraft had gasoline engines with pistons and carburetors, current aircraft are powered by jet engines, and new experimental engines might bedriven by ramjet and scramjet technology. The First Aircraft Engine The 1903 “Wright Brothers Flyer” was powered by […]