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JohnRgt

Building a jumbo jet engine (video, 59:11)

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The technology of the turbine blades grown from crystals is amazing. I wish they explained a bit more on that.

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I'm guessing it's a closely guarded trade secret.

I took a Materials class once. The engineer teaching it stunned us when he claimed that these blades were one molecule, when he meant to say that they were a single crystal. It took a while for me to realize his mistake . . .

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