Definition of turboshaft in English:

turboshaft

Line breaks: turbo|shaft
Pronunciation: /ˈtəːbəʊʃɑːft
 
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noun

  • A gas turbine engine in which the turbine drives a shaft other than a propeller shaft.
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    • The Seahawk is equipped with two General Electric T700 - GE - 401C turboshaft engines developing 3,400 shaft horsepower.
    • The Ka - 50 is powered by two TV3-117VMA turboshafts engines, each providing 2,200 hp.
    • The Mi - 8T helicopter is powered by two Klimov TV2-117 turboshafts engines.

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