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Boeing T60

Model 520 / T60
Type Turboshaft / Turboprop
National origin United States
Manufacturer Boeing
Developed from Boeing T50 / Model 502

The Model 520 (military designation Boeing T60) was a family of small turboshaft / turboprop engines produced by Boeing, based on Boeing's earlier Model 500 gas generator and Model 502 turboshaft engines.

Contents

  • Variants 1
  • Specifications (520-6) 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Variants

YT60-BO-2A
Military turboshaft verion for testing.
520-2
(YT60-BO-2A) Free power turbine turboshaft rated at 475 hp (354.21 kW)
520-4
Turboprop rated at 475 hp (354.21 kW)
520-6
Direct drive turboshaft rated at 550 hp (410.13 kW) military power
520-8
Turboprop rated at 550 hp (410.13 kW)

Specifications (520-6)

Data from Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1962-63[1]

General characteristics

  • Type: Turboshaft
  • Length: 54.1 in (1,374 mm)
  • Diameter: 25.14 in (639 mm) maximum height
  • Dry weight: 250 lb (113 kg)

Components

  • Compressor: Single-stage centrifugal flow
  • Combustors: 2 reverse flow can combustors
  • Turbine: 1x radial gas generator power turbine stage
  • Fuel type: Aviation kerosene
  • Oil system: pressure spray/splash, oil specification: MIL-L-7808

Performance

See also

Related lists

References

  1. ^ 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. p. 79.  
  • Leyes II, Richard A.; William A. Fleming (1999). The History of North American Small Gas Turbine Aircraft Engines. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution.  
  • Taylor, John W.R. FRHistS. ARAeS (1962). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1962-63. London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co Ltd. 
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