turbofan

Definitions

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


In news:

Price Induction To Certify Its DGEN 380 Mini-turbofan.
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.
Snecma has started running the first Silvercrest turbofan at its Villaroche test facility, near Paris.
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.
In collaboration with SAMC, GKN Aerospace is to manufacture and assemble the composite horizontal tail plane (HTP) for the COMAC C919 twin turbofan, narrow body, 150 seat aircraft.
The Kuznetsov PD30 geared turbofan is proposed for the An-124 Ruslan airlifter, and a possible future Russian widebody airliner.
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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