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The first aircraft to successfully fly using a Gas-Turbine engine (jet engine) was the German Heinkel He 178 in August 1939


Jet Engines

How can aircraft effortlessly move through the skies at mind boggling speeds while carrying so much weight? The answer can be found at the engine. This webpage will explore the anatomy of a jet engine, show how jet engines work, describe some modern advancements of jet engines, and try to help explain the math and physics behind jet engines.