Imagine landing late at night at an airport like Chicago O’Hare International (KORD), requesting and being granted the most expeditious taxi route to your ramp. Once underway, quite suddenly your King Air is violently lifted off the ground and flipped upside down. This actually happened, unfortunately with a fatal ending. This invisible disturbance, formally called “jet efflux hazard,” but best known as “jet blast,” is created by turbine aircraft engines ...

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