fanjet vs turbofan what difference

what is difference between fanjet and turbofan

English

Etymology

fan +‎ jet

Noun

fanjet (plural fanjets)

  1. (aviation) A turbofan engine.
  2. (aviation) An airplane powered by turbofan engines.

Synonyms

  • turbofan

Related terms

  • propjet
  • propfan
  • turbojet

See also

  • turboprop
  • turboshaft
  • gas turbine engine


English

Etymology

turbo- +‎ fan

Noun

turbofan (plural turbofans)

  1. (aviation) A turbojet engine having a (typically ducted) fan that forces air directly into the hot exhaust and obtains a portion of the thrust from the turbojet and a portion from the turbojet section.
    • 2005, Ronald D. Flack, Fundamentals of Jet Propulsion with Applications
      Turbofans are always multispool engines.

Synonyms

  • fanjet

Related terms

  • turbine
  • turboprop
  • turboshaft
  • propfan

Translations

See also

  • propjet
  • gas turbine

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