What is really insides of a modern jet engine

This Pratt & Whitney PW4090 powers United’s Boeing 777 aircraft. It can offer up to 91,790 pounds of thrust. Photo by Kent German/CNET
The wings of any aircraft could be the most important thing for it to fly, like what we’ve already showed you with this never-been imagined human-powered ornithopter flies perfectly. But as with technology nowadays, “the engines not only get from point A to point B, but also give the wing the airflow that it needs to do its job.”

CNET senior editor Kent German recently had walk through United engine repair shop at airline’s maintenance base at San Francisco International Airport to take on what’s inside a commercial jet engine, and yes, we’re pretty interested on how much price its part may cost –what’s really insides of a modern jet engine such Boeing 747 and 777.
The 777 engines are some of the largest commercial jet engines around. Each 777 airliner uses two PW4090s. Photo by Kent German/CNET
The Pratt & Whitney PW4000-94 powers Boeing 747-400 and 767-200/300 models. It produces between 52,000 and 62,000 pounds of thrust. Photo by Kent German/CNET
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