You see them leaving beautiful, long, icy contrails in the sky. They can be seen at a much closer distance while on the runway at the airport. Sometimes you are treated to a very close but brief look at the huge intake blades of a jet engine from the jetway window while boarding a plane. Most are content knowing that turbo-fan jet engine perform reliably while in the air. The folks at Hitemco are honored and proud to play a humble, yet, critical role to keep 'em flying. If you've ever wondered how a jet engine really works without all the engineering mumbo-jumbo, you can see it by clicking here.