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How Jet Engines Work

If you have ever wondered what makes a jet engine work, let us unlock the mystery for you.
30 minutes
FREE Online Course!

You'll Learn About How Jet Engines Work—For Free!
If you have ever wondered what makes a jet engine work, let us unlock the mystery for you. This free course will teach you what's involved from jet engine design to engine startup—including the components and systems found in jet engines. This course also covers turbine engines (which are jet engine derivatives). You will learn or brush up on important subjects including:
  • Jet Engine Design
  • Jet Engine Intake and Compression
  • Jet Engine Combustion and Exhaust
  • Starting Jet Engines


John explains Intake, Compression, Combustion and Exhaust
John explains Jet Engines
Note: This free mini-course is taken from the King Schools course - Jet Transition. Martha and John King say it best with their description of the full course - "This course covers all the things we wish we had been told in advance when we started flying jets. We would have learned much faster, and avoided making a lot of embarrassing mistakes under very stressful circumstances." —John & Martha King

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Unedited Customer Reviews
Great course
Anastasia K. 04/08/2024
How Jet Engines Work
Jet Engines - Free Course
Web site I have found was very easy and intuative to navigate around.
Brian B. 04/08/2024
How Jet Engines Work
Amazing Quality of Information
What a fantastic explanation breaking down the complexities and design of turbine engines. John details each stage of the turbine in clear, precise, and highly relevant detail.
This course will never age.
Nathan J. 03/28/2024
How Jet Engines Work
Course Completion Review
Robert N. 03/18/2024
How Jet Engines Work
Wonderful Refresher
How Jet Engines Work is a wonderful refresher for me and will be a great introduction to my students who are just beginning their careers in aviation maintenance.
Kenneth A. 03/11/2024
How Jet Engines Work
Very Informative
This is my first time with king school and I have to say, I highly appreciate the free courses (I just took the Free Jet Engine course). King School is going to become a very integral part of my journey to becoming a pilot. Thank you KING school. Will recommend this platform to anyone wanting to either learn more or to start a career as a pilot.
Rohan C. 03/10/2024
How Jet Engines Work
Course Completion Review
Good and informative
Adrian 02/21/2024
How Jet Engines Work
A Good Start or Refresher
Generally informative.
Jacob F. 02/21/2024
How Jet Engines Work
Course Completion Review
Very informative
GRACEIL 02/20/2024
How Jet Engines Work
It's good to watch it
It's good to know that the jet engine works by sucking in air at the front, compressing it, mixing it with fuel, igniting the mixture, and then expelling the hot gases out the back at high speed, creating thrust that propels the aircraft forward, even there's a strong wind or rain the engine works well.
EDRIAN R. 02/19/2024
How Jet Engines Work
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