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Author(s):
Martin Kerler (Technical University of Munich), 
Company: Technical University of Munich, TU München
Published: dSPACE Magazine 1/2018, Jul 2018

How do you start a helicopter engine so fast that it can be used as a redundant safety engine for emergencies? The Chair of Turbomachinery and Flight Propulsion at the Technical University of Munich uses regulated compressed air to reduce the start time by up to 90%.