Last Week's Trivia —
In the classic Halloween cartoon, Charlie Brown only received rocks when he was out trick-or-treating. Patrick Gilligan of Marubeni America Corporation was the first in with the correct answer and is our weekly trivia winner. Kevin Schulz of National Hog Farmer, Bob Lebacken of RML Trading, Westbrook farmer David Van Loh and Harvey farmer Bill Ongstad earn runner-up honors. The 'first 20' recognition goes to Nick Sinner of MN-SD Equipment Dealers Association, Bruce Miller of Minnesota Farmers Union, Mark Mettler of PreferredOne, Phyllis Nystrom of CHS Hedging, Senator Franken's strategic communications manager Marc Kimball, Paul Sproule of Sproule Farms, Dianne Bettin of LB Pork, Mark Bernard of Agro-Economics, Holly Heintzman of . Offutt Company, Roger Wippler of Minnesota Crop Improvement Assocation and Central Lakes College FBM instructor Bob Rick.
This engine is a dual rotor, axial flow, high bypass ratio turbofan. The 10-stage high-pressure compressor is driven clockwise (Aft Looking Forward) by a 2-stage high-pressure turbine. The single-stage fan and 4-stage low-pressure compressor are driven counterclockwise (Aft Looking Forward) by a 7-stage low-pressure turbine. The engine control system includes a Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC), which has an aircraft connection for digital communication. An engine monitoring unit (EMU) provides vibration level signals to the aircraft.