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. A magnetic field applied perpendicular to the electric field results in a Lorentz force that accelerates the ionized air plasma flowing through the annular duct.
Quiet, that is, except for the two Pratt and Whitney fanjet engines pushing our Boeing 767-300 along at 0.82 Mach toward London.
Still undergoing pro-production flight-testing is the A700, which replaces the centerline-thrust prop engines with two Williams International FJ33 fanjet engines. Subsequent to the A500, the business jet will be about 30 in.