fanjet engine


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Noun1.fanjet engine - a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrustfanjet engine - a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust
afterburner - a device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust
fanjet, fan-jet, turbofan, turbojet - an airplane propelled by a fanjet engine
gas turbine - turbine that converts the chemical energy of a liquid fuel into mechanical energy by internal combustion; gaseous products of the fuel (which is burned in compressed air) are expanded through a turbine
jet engine - a gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion
propjet, turboprop, turbo-propeller plane - an airplane with an external propeller that is driven by a turbojet engine
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The electrical current from each 125-MWe MHD generator is applied across the annular MHD air accelerator duct, creating the applied electric field for the fanjet engine.
Quiet, that is, except for the two Pratt and Whitney fanjet engines pushing our Boeing 767-300 along at 0.
Still undergoing pro-production flight-testing is the A700, which replaces the centerline-thrust prop engines with two Williams International FJ33 fanjet engines.
The fuselage is encircled by one large tilt-rotor (avoiding the complexity of synchronising traditional twin rotor systems) attached to four fanjet engines which spin the eight blades of the rotor.