If you've ever gazed out an airport window at the planes taxiing around — and if you've ever been on hour three of a five-hour delay, you know you have — you've probably noticed the spiral shape on the nosecones of the airplane engines. What exactly is such a whimsical design doing on such an industrial piece of machinery? It serves an important purpose, in fact.
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Written by Ashley Hamer March 24, 2017
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