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I could throttle you right about now: US Navy to ditch touchscreens after kit blamed for collision

SkippyBing Silver badge

Gas turbines don't like lots of large throttle changes, they're happiest running at a constant speed. The temperature fluctuations aren't great for one thing so it leads to a reduced MTBF. Less of a problem these days as everything moves to electric final drive which cushions the turbines from the demand changes.

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