Turboprops

NOT TURBOCHARGEDTHE TURBOPROP By definition, a turboprop is simply a turbine engine with a propeller stuck on the front. This is not to be confused…

Turbojet Vs Turbofan

EARLY DAYSTHE TURBOJET ENGINE The turbojet engine is, for all intents and purposes, a “straight turbine engine”. This was the first type of jet engine…

Turbine Components

COMPRESSORS & TURBINES We’ve now covered the basic operating principles of turbine engines, so let’s dive into more detail regarding its actual components. There are…

Otto Cycle Vs Brayton Cycle

The Otto CyclePiston Engines All piston engines (such as the engine in your car, lawn mower and a small general aviation airplane), all operate by…