New Nozzle Design Could Muffle Roar of Fighter Jets

New Nozzle Design Could Muffle Roar of  Fighter Jets
Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP

Aerospace engineers at the University of Cincinnati have come up with a new nozzle design for F-18 fighter planes they hope will dampen the deafening roar of the engines without hindering performance.

Distinguished professor Ephraim Gutmark, an Ohio Eminent Scholar, and his students in UC’s College of Engineering and Applied Science designed and tested the new nozzles on 1/28th-scale jet engines in his aeroacoustics lab.

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