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Turboshaft

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A turboshaft engine is a form of gas turbine that is optimized to produce shaft power rather than jet thrust. [1]

49 relations: Aérospatiale Alouette II, Auxiliary power unit, Aviation Week & Space Technology, BMW 003, Boat, Boeing T50, Clutch, Combustion chamber, Compressor, Diesel fuel, France, Gas turbine, Gasoline, General Electric T64, GT 101, Helicopter, Horsepower, Hovercraft, Ivchenko-Progress, Jet engine, Jet engine performance, Joseph Szydlowski, Kaman K-225, M1 Abrams, Mil Mi-26, MTT Turbine Superbike, Nozzle, Panther tank, Power (physics), Pratt & Whitney F135, Propeller (aeronautics), Rolls-Royce Dart, Rolls-Royce LiftSystem, Safran Helicopter Engines, Ship, Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion, Soviet Army, STOVL, Stridsvagn 103, T-80, Tank, Transmission (mechanics), Turbine, Turbine-electric transmission, Turbofan, Turbojet, Turbomeca Artouste, Turboprop, United States Army.

Aérospatiale Alouette II

The Aérospatiale Alouette II (Lark) is a French light helicopter originally manufactured by Sud Aviation and later Aérospatiale.

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Auxiliary power unit

An auxiliary power unit (APU) is a device on a vehicle that provides energy for functions other than propulsion.

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Aviation Week & Space Technology

Aviation Week & Space Technology, often abbreviated Aviation Week or AW&ST, is the flagship magazine of the Aviation Week Network.

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BMW 003

The BMW 003 (full RLM designation BMW 109-003) was an early axial compressor turbojet engine produced by BMW AG in Germany during World War II.

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Boat

A boat is a watercraft of a large range of type and size.

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Boeing T50

The Boeing T50 (company designation Model 502) was a small turboshaft engine produced by Boeing.

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Clutch

A clutch is a mechanical device which engages and disengages power transmission especially from driving shaft to driven shaft.

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Combustion chamber

A combustion chamber is that part of an internal combustion engine (ICE) in which the fuel/air mix is burned.

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Compressor

A compressor is a mechanical device that increases the pressure of a gas by reducing its volume.

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Diesel fuel

Diesel fuel in general is any liquid fuel used in diesel engines, whose fuel ignition takes place, without any spark, as a result of compression of the inlet air mixture and then injection of fuel.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Gas turbine

A gas turbine, also called a combustion turbine, is a type of continuous combustion, internal combustion engine.

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Gasoline

Gasoline (American English), or petrol (British English), is a transparent, petroleum-derived liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in spark-ignited internal combustion engines.

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General Electric T64

The General Electric T64 is a free-turbine turboshaft engine that was originally developed for use on helicopters, but which was later used on fixed-wing aircraft as well.

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GT 101

The GT 101 was a turboshaft-type gas turbine engine developed from the BMW 003 aviation engine, that was considered for installation in Nazi Germany's Panther tank.

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Helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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Horsepower

Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done).

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Hovercraft

A hovercraft, also known as an air-cushion vehicle or ACV, is a craft capable of travelling over land, water, mud, ice, and other surfaces.

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Ivchenko-Progress

Ivchenko-Progress ZMKB (Запорізьке машинобудівне конструкторське бюро «Прогрес» ім., Zaporizhia Machine-Building Design Bureau "Progress" State Enterprise named after Academician O.H.Ivchenko), formerly OKB-478 and Ivchenko Lotarev, is a state design bureau that creates drafts and plans for aircraft engines in Zaporizhia, Ukraine whose products are widely used in both civil and military aircraft, most notably by Antonov, Beriev, Ilyushin, Tupolev, Mil and Yakovlev.

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Jet engine

A jet engine is a type of reaction engine discharging a fast-moving jet that generates thrust by jet propulsion.

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Jet engine performance

In fixed-wing aircraft driven by one or more jet engines, certain aspects of performance such as thrust relate directly to the safe operation of the aircraft whereas other aspects of the engine operation such as noise and engine emissions affect the environment.

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Joseph Szydlowski

Joseph Szydlowski (originally Józef Szydłowski; November 21, 1896, Skryhiczyn (in Chełm County, Poland), – July 16, 1988 in Israel), was a Polish-Israeli aircraft engine designer who founded Turbomeca in France.

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Kaman K-225

The Kaman K-225 was an experimental helicopter developed by Kaman Aircraft.

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M1 Abrams

The M1 Abrams is an American third-generation main battle tank named for General Creighton Abrams.

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Mil Mi-26

The Mil Mi-26 (Миль Ми-26, NATO reporting name: Halo) is a Soviet/Russian heavy transport helicopter.

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MTT Turbine Superbike

The MTT Y2K Turbine Motorcycle, also known as the Y2K Turbine Superbike, is a motorcycle powered by a turboshaft engine, made by Marine Turbine Technologies since 2000.

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Nozzle

A nozzle is a device designed to control the direction or characteristics of a fluid flow (especially to increase velocity) as it exits (or enters) an enclosed chamber or pipe.

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Panther tank

The Panther is a German medium tank deployed during World War II on the Eastern and Western Fronts in Europe from mid-1943 to the war's end in 1945.

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Power (physics)

In physics, power is the rate of doing work, the amount of energy transferred per unit time.

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Pratt & Whitney F135

The Pratt & Whitney F135 is an afterburning turbofan developed for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, a single-engine strike fighter.

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Propeller (aeronautics)

An aircraft propeller, or airscrew,Beaumont, R.A.; Aeronautical Engineering, Odhams, 1942, Chapter 13, "Airscrews".

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Rolls-Royce Dart

The Rolls-Royce RB.53 Dart is a long-lived British turboprop engine designed, built and manufactured by Rolls-Royce Limited.

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Rolls-Royce LiftSystem

The Rolls-Royce LiftSystem, together with the F135 engine, is an aircraft propulsion system designed for use in the STOVL variant of the F-35 Lightning II.

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Safran Helicopter Engines

Safran Helicopter Engines, previously known as Turbomeca, is a French manufacturer of low- and medium-power gas turbine turboshaft engines for helicopters.

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Ship

A ship is a large watercraft that travels the world's oceans and other sufficiently deep waterways, carrying passengers or goods, or in support of specialized missions, such as defense, research and fishing.

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Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion

The Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion is a heavy-lift helicopter operated by the United States military.

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Soviet Army

The Soviet Army (SA; Советская Армия, Sovetskaya Armiya) is the name given to the main land-based branch of the Soviet Armed Forces between February 1946 and December 1991, when it was replaced with the Russian Ground Forces, although it was not taken fully out of service until 25 December 1993.

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STOVL

A short take-off and vertical landing aircraft (STOVL aircraft) is a fixed-wing aircraft that is able to take off from a short runway (or take off vertically if it does not have a heavy payload) and land vertically (i.e. with no runway).

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Stridsvagn 103

The Stridsvagn 103 (Strv 103), "Strv" is the Swedish military abbreviation of stridsvagn, Swedish for tank while the 103 comes from being the third tank in Swedish service to be equipped with a 10 cm gun.

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T-80

The T-80 is a third-generation main battle tank (MBT) designed and manufactured in the Soviet Union.

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Tank

A tank is an armoured fighting vehicle designed for front-line combat, with heavy firepower, strong armour, tracks and a powerful engine providing good battlefield maneuverability.

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Transmission (mechanics)

A transmission is a machine in a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power.

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Turbine

A turbine (from the Latin turbo, a vortex, related to the Greek τύρβη, tyrbē, meaning "turbulence") is a rotary mechanical device that extracts energy from a fluid flow and converts it into useful work.

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Turbine-electric transmission

A turbine-electric transmission system includes a turboshaft gas turbine connected to an electrical generator, creating electricity that powers electric traction motors.

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Turbofan

The turbofan or fanjet is a type of airbreathing jet engine that is widely used in aircraft propulsion.

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Turbojet

The turbojet is an airbreathing jet engine, typically used in aircraft.

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Turbomeca Artouste

The Turbomeca Artouste is an early French turboshaft engine, first run in 1947.

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Turboprop

A turboprop engine is a turbine engine that drives an aircraft propeller.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turboshaft

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