The Gannet has double in-line Mamba turbojet engines driving two sets of contra-rotating propellers though a single driveshaft.
The technology behind this superb aircraft was the turbojet engine, which produced more power than piston engines and created less drag than a propeller.
It had four turbojet engines with afterburners, and was the first supersonic aircraft with engine pods mounted outboard on the wings.
Rather than using a rotating compressor like a turbojet engine, the forward velocity and vehicle aerodynamic design compress air into the engine.
He gently reversed the thrust of the turbojet engines, bringing the Concorde to an abrupt halt.
With increasing danger from turbojet fighters, the US military began transitioning to primarily an all turbojet fleet of aircraft.
The White Knight turbojet aircraft climbs over the Mojave desert with SpaceShipOne attached to its underbelly.
It will have a solid rocket booster rather than the turbojet engine and be launched from a torpedo tube.
Today, the turbojets in many British and American aircraft owe their origins to Whittle and the many Lancashire workers who brought it into production.
Such turbine engines are also called jet engines and they embrace a family of products: turbojets , turbofans, and turboprops.