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Old 01-17-2013, 06:12 AM   #58717
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very few moving parts on a gas turbine, I agree.

BUT, most prop planes have better glide slopes, and you can feather the prop and slow your decent.

if you loose a gas turbine, all you can do is listen to the fadec try to relight that bitch as you fall back to earth.

Originally Posted by Arkwizard View Post
I feel safer on jets. Too many moving parts on a piston driven motor.
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