Narrow Bodies Across the Atlantic

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In this video, Dr. Saravanamutto describes the specifications and performance of popular long range wide body jet aircraft used to date in transatlantic passenger operations, and compares those with the emerging long range narrow bodied jets which are just now being deployed for transatlantic passenger operations.

Presenter: Herb Saravanamuttoo

Herb Saravanamuttoo was born in Scotland and educated at the University of Glasgow. After graduating in Mechanical Engineering in 1955 he joined Orenda Engines, working on development of the Iroquois for the Arrow. He became a faculty member at the University of Bristol, where he worked as a consultant to Bristol Siddeley on the Olympus 593, BAC on Concorde and Rolls Royce on the RB211. He got his PhD in 1968 and joined Carleton in 1970, retiring in 1998 having spent 10 years as Chairman of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He is still active teaching Aerospace Propulsion at both Carleton and Cranfield. He is a past president of CASI and was a recipient of the MacCurdy Award in 2004.

Narrow Bodies Across the Atlantic

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Sonia Mendes is the English Writer/Editor for Ingenium. She loves digging behind the scenes to tell the quirky, colourful stories of museum life and all things related to science and innovation.