turbofan engine


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Noun1.turbofan engine - a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrustturbofan 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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Section 6 Key Strategies & Plans - For Each of the Top 4 Commercial Aircraft Turbofan Engine Manufacturers - Comprehensive Analysis of Key Strategies & Plans for each Engine Manufacturer
Today, more than 3,600 Pratt & Whitney engines are operating in China, including the GTF turbocharger, the PW100 and PT6A turbofan engines, the V2500 turbofan engine, and the APS3200 auxiliary power unit.
(IAS), is an aerospace engineering center that designs, evaluates and supports Pratt & Whitney's game-changing commercial and military gas turbine engines, including the Geared Turbofan engine.
"This is our first turbofan engine, a majority of our planes have reciprocating or piston engines," said Jon Byrd, director of the Aviation Maintenance Technology Program at GNTC.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) conducted a full scale ice crystal icing turbofan engine test using an obsolete Allied Signal ALF502-R5 engine in the Propulsion Systems Laboratory (PSL) at NASA Glenn Research Center.
The thrust of turbofan engine is 80% realizated by the fan that divides the engine airflow into the primary air flow and secondary air flow defined by the bypass ratio.
Last summer, Pratt & Whitney redesigned a component of its geared turbofan engine being developed for Airbus's A320neo aircraft after tests revealed "distress" in the PW1100G's hot core.
(Some Rolls-Royce models have a third intermediate pressure spool.) On a turbofan engine, the LP spool shaft transmits power from the LP turbine to the LP compressor and the front mounted fan, at a compromise rpm, determined by the conflicting needs of the fan and the LP compressor/turbine.
The engine wash will be performed on all turbofan engine types within the airline's existing fleet, including CFM56-3, V2500, CF6-80C2, RB211-524G and Trent 800 engines, as well as the GE90-115B and Trent 1000 engines on order by the airline.
TEI has signed a three billion USD deal with the General Electric for production under F-136 turbofan engine program.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-14 July 2008-Volvo Aero enters Pratt & Whitney's Geared Turbofan engine programme(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Manufacturer and designer of aircraft engines Pratt & Whitney, a business unit of United Technologies Corp (NYSE: UTX), and MTU Aero Engines, an engine manufacturer, announced on Friday (14 December) that they have agreed to collaborate on Pratt & Whitney's next generation product family, including the new Geared Turbofan engine.