General Electric CF700

Summary

CF700
General Electric CF700 on Dassault Falcon 20 N921ML.jpg
A Dassault Falcon 20 nacelle with its distinctive bypass intake
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 an aft-fan turbofan development of the CJ610 turbojet. The fan blades are an extension of the low-pressure turbine blades.

Variants

CF700-2B
Baseline aft-fan CJ610 variant rated at 4,200 lbf (19,000 N) for take-off
CF700-2V
The 2B modified for continuous vertical operation on the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (LLRV) and Lunar Landing Training Vehicle (LLTV)
TF37-GE-1
Military version of the CF700-2V

Applications

Specifications (CF700)

Data from [1][2]

General characteristics

  • Type: Two-spool aft-fan 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

Related development

Comparable engines

Related lists

References

  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.

External links

  • GE CF700 web page
  • Cutaway CF700 Turbofan Engine Model AE-06-700
  • Aft-fan CF700 cutaway