turbofan engine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n turbofan engine a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust
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Usage


In news:

French turbine-engine manufacturer Price Induction is about to embark on European certification of its DGEN 380 general aviation turbofan.
Boeing CFO James Bell told analysts last month that the new turbofan designs proposed for a re- engined 737 would offer less than 10 percent "flow-through" benefit over its existing powerplant.
Boeing's 787-8 is offered with both the 74,000-pound-thrust Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines and General Electric's GEnx turbofans.
Nitrex Metal received an order from China's Xi'An Aero-Engine Group, a manufacturer of turbojet and turbofan engines and gas turbines.
It's a world-record holder, a movie star, and a freedom fighter, all wrapped in a package just big enough for a single pilot and a 50-pound turbofan engine.
Pratt & Whitney Pure Power Geared Turbofan Engine.
Pratt & Whitney Pure Power Geared Turbofan Engine Pratt & Whitney.
The change to Pratt & Whitney PW306D turbofan engines will increase the Sovereign 's range by 150 nautical miles, giving the airplane a total range of over 3,000 nm.
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