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Mini World

Air Intake for Yak-28 "Bobcat" 1/48 Scale Model Kit Mini World 4857

Theme: Parts

Era : 2020-2022

Scale : 1/48

Material : Metal

Series: Detail-up Parts

Recommended Age Range: 12 Years & Up

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The air intake is a structural element of the machine, which serves to take in ambient air and directional supply to various internal systems, units and assemblies for various applications: as a coolant, oxidizer for fuel, creating a supply of compressed air, etc. Air is taken in due to the pressure created by the flow incoming air, or vacuum created, for example, during the course of a piston in a cylinder.
The air intake of an aircraft engine is a carefully designed and manufactured structure, the performance of which determines the parameters and reliability of the engine in all operating modes.
On supersonic aircraft, the air intakes are often adjustable. Various electro-hydraulic machines are used to adjust the flow area ("throat") of the air intake. Usually used deflectable vertical (Tu-22M2) or horizontal "wedge" (MiG-25), or retractable "cone" (MiG-21).