Garrett F109

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F109 / TFE109
Type Turbofan
National origin United States
Manufacturer Garrett AiResearch
First run 1980s
Major applications Fairchild T-46

The Garrett F109 (Company designation TFE109) was a small turbofan engine developed for the Fairchild T-46 by Garrett AiResearch. With the United States Air Force's cancellation of the T-46 program in 1986, further development of the engine ceased,and with it the civil TFE109 version.



General characteristics

  • Type: Turbofan
  • Length: 942 mm (37.1 in)
  • Diameter: 523 mm (20.6 in)
  • Dry weight: 182 kg (400 lb)


  • Compressor:


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Related lists


  • Gunston, Bill (2006). World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines, 5th Edition. Phoenix Mill, Gloucestershire, England, UK: Sutton Publishing Limited. ISBN 0-7509-4479-X. 
  • Gunston, Bill (1988). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1988-89, 79th Edition. Jane's Information Group, Coulsdon, Surrey, England, UK: Jane's Information Group Limited ISBN 0-7106-0867-5