turbofan

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turbofan

1. a type of by-pass engine in which a large fan driven by a turbine and housed in a short duct forces air rearwards around the exhaust gases in order to increase the propulsive thrust
2. an aircraft driven by one or more turbofans
3. the ducted fan in such an engine

turbofan

[′tər·bō‚fan]
(aerospace engineering)
An air-breathing jet engine in which additional propulsive thrust is gained by extending a portion of the compressor or turbine blades outside the inner engine case.
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In modern high bypass ratio turbofan engines, the jet contributed to about half of overall noise generation.
In this connection the enraged traders blocked high Bypass by torching tyres, which badly suspended the traffic.
The CF6-80C2 replaces the C-5's historic TF39 engine, which was developed by GEAE almost 40 years ago as the world's first operational high bypass turbofan engine.
Lower cabin noise, achieved through the new engine nacelle design, new high bypass ratio engines, better insulation and a passenger cabin that doubles the number of air nozzles with lower velocity and less noise
The Continental is powered by all-new twin AlliedSignal AS907 high bypass ratio turbofan engines, offering 6,500 pounds (28.
Similar to changing gears in a car or on a bicycle, changing an aircraft engine's bypass ratio allows the engine to be optimized for high thrust takeoffs, while maintaining the efficiency of a commercial airline's high bypass engine in cruise conditions.
Demand for the low-cost aircraft is expected to grow even more as the 400XTi, a version of the Hawker Beechcraft 400A/XP re-engined with Williams FJ44-3AP dual FADEC high bypass turbofans in aerodynamically improved engine nacelles, is about half the price of its competitors and has significantly lower maintenance and operating bills.
Nasdaq National Stock Market: GASI) today announced that Carnival Airlines has been added to its growing list of passenger carriers for whom it performs engine overhaul and maintenance services on high bypass engines.
Highly Loaded Front Block Compressor Demonstration: Tests to show Ultra High Bypass (UHB) or advanced turbofan efficiency improvements of a two-stage, transonic high-pressure engine compressor.