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The jet engines are above the wings, located at the back of each wing opposite a small vertical fin.The weird and wonderful Flying-V made a successful first flight|Jonathan M. Gitlin|September 11, 2020|Ars Technica
Last year, Popular Science took an in-depth look at Boom and other companies that want to bring supersonic flight back for commercial or business-jet passengers—an idea that comes with serious economic, technical, and environmental challenges.Air Force transport jets for VIPs could have a supersonic future|Rob Verger|September 10, 2020|Popular-Science
When the chinquapin trees burn, they sound like jet engines taking off.
It uses air to propel the jets of water, which ends up using less liquid than some of its competitors—a benefit when the water reservoir is small.
The jet stream strengthens over the Pacific Ocean, setting up long-range patterns that are ultimately conducive to tornadoes east of the Rocky Mountains.Improved three-week weather forecasts could save lives from disaster|Alexandra Witze|August 27, 2020|Science News
Nor does the jet have the ability to capture high-definition video, utilize an infra-red pointer.
The jet engine instantly brought two advances over propellers: it doubled the speed and it was far more reliable.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But even when the jet will be able to shoot its gun, the F-35 barely carries enough ammunition to make the weapon useful.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Search teams find dozens of people and jet debris floating in the Java Sea, as the airline confirms the wreckage is from QZ8501.
Searchers reported seeing a large shadow on the seabed, suggesting the crashed jet has been located.
Again, the big howitzers led the infernal orchestra pitting the face of no man's land with jet black blotches.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Jet black ringlets—then in vogue—clustered round an exceedingly fair face, on which there dwelt the hue of robust health.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
Violet embroidered two beautiful eyes in black and white, and a jet black nose-tip.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
It is there very slow and graceful; the feet are thrown out in a single long step, which Turveydrop, I presume, would call a jet.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
The complexion was not jet black, like the typical negro, but of a dull brown hue, the hair being somewhat similar in color.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
British Dictionary definitions for jet (1 of 3)
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British Dictionary definitions for jet (2 of 3)
- a hard black variety of coal that takes a brilliant polish and is used for jewellery, ornaments, etc
- (as modifier)jet earrings