They should start investigating CECR power technology as the driving force. Possibly moving to an electric turbo fan or recirculated ultra super-critical fluid drive in the 600 to 700 C range.
Brillouin Energy has an independent interim report coming out early next year on it's technology. This report will show that we are now gaining control over the manufacturing technology and...
actually the jet engine was originally invented by a man named wittle in England, and Nikolai Tesla was actually the inventor of radio. But I pretty much agree with everything else you said.