19 March 2001
OUTLINE OF INSTRUCTION
Lesson Topic 3.5:
Turboprop and Turboshaft Engines
1.0 Classroom, 1.0 Lab
Electronic classroom presentation with slides
Partially supported by this lesson topic:
Upon completion of this unit of instruction the student
naval aviator will demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals
of power plants and associated accessory systems.
Completely supported by this lesson topic:
Describe the basic construction of a turboprop engine.
Explain how a turboprop produces thrust.
Define the major components of the propeller assembly.
Describe the purpose and operation of the reduction
gear box used on a turboprop engine.
Describe the major components and their operation of
the torquemeter assembly.
State the two ways the propeller assembly may be
Describe the operation and characteristics of a
Describe alpha range and beta range operations of the
Describe the construction of a turboshaft engine.
Explain how the turboshaft produces thrust.