March 13, 2005 5:13 AM   Subscribe

Journey Through a Jet Engine [flash]
posted by srboisvert (12 comments total)
That is totally cool. But for some reason I now feel like my feathers are scattered all over the Internet.
posted by localroger at 5:41 AM on March 13, 2005

The link jumps to a default education page. I found the journey page via search (or via info for schools, resources for schools)
posted by peacay at 5:41 AM on March 13, 2005

Great ride: thanks!

Link doesn't work in all browsers though: silently redirects to another page using Opera.
posted by TheophileEscargot at 5:48 AM on March 13, 2005

The link is for me ...but if not for you search for journey jet engine.
posted by srboisvert at 6:03 AM on March 13, 2005

Although a repost, there's no way anyone could have searched it out given the tagline of the original.
posted by inchoate at 6:06 AM on March 13, 2005

...Like I said.
posted by nj_subgenius at 7:34 AM on March 13, 2005

MetaFilter: Suck squeeze bang blow
posted by mojohand at 7:55 AM on March 13, 2005

My dad fixes these things (well, smaller versions of the same thing anyway...)

He'll love this. Thanks.
posted by Cyrano at 9:06 AM on March 13, 2005

fascinating, thanks!
posted by Silky Slim at 9:06 AM on March 13, 2005

Man. That thing defines "horrid user interface." Tons of information coming at you from several areas of the screen, and no way to freeze-frame all areas simultaneously. You can't, for instance, use the red bar to go back and re-read the end text; pause the engine animation and the RPM meter keeps spinning up; etc.
posted by five fresh fish at 9:17 AM on March 13, 2005

Journey Through a Jet Engine [avi]

Evidently he lived.
posted by tss at 9:52 AM on March 13, 2005

That looks pretty cool, but...

Shouldn't the pressure be below atmospheric pressure at the intake? Is the green bar supposed to be atmospheric? then why does the pressure go below atmospheric after the nozzle?

Also, what's with the linear increase/decrease of rpm in several places? What is that rpm gauge measuring?

But it does look pretty cool, that...
posted by Chuckles at 5:48 PM on March 13, 2005

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