General Electric CF700

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CF700
Lunar Landing Research Vehicle in Flight - GPN-2000-000215.jpg
Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (LLRV) with its CF700 in the center of the vehicle
Type Turbofan
National origin United States
Manufacturer General Electric
First run 1960s
Major applications Dassault Falcon 20
North American Sabreliner
Developed from General Electric CJ610

The General Electric CF700 (military designation TF37) is a turbofan development of the CJ610. The CF700 has an uncommon rear-mounted fan connected directly to the low-pressure turbine blade for improved fuel economy.

Applications[edit]

Specifications (CF700)[edit]

Data from [1][2]

General characteristics

  • Type: Single spool turbofan
  • Length: 75.5 in (1,918 mm)
  • Diameter: 33 in (838 mm))
  • Dry weight: 735 lb (333.4 kg) with optional thrust reverser

Components

  • Compressor: 8 stage high pressure compressor + 1 stage fan directly driven by the free LP turbine
  • Turbine: 2 stage high pressure turbine, 1 stage low pressure turbine
  • Fuel type: Aviation kerosene

Performance

See also[edit]

Related development
Comparable engines
Related lists

References[edit]

  1. ^ Model CF700. GE AE Website. Accessed 2 Nov 2009.
  2. ^ Taylor, John W.R. FRHistS. ARAeS (1962). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1962-63. London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co Ltd. 
  • Taylor, John W.R. FRHistS. ARAeS (1962). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1962-63. London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co Ltd. 
  • Gunston, Bill (2006). World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines, 5th Edition. Phoenix Mill, Gloucestershire, England, UK: Sutton Publishing Limited. ISBN 0-7509-4479-X. 

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