The Design and Performance of a Reverse Flow Combustion System for the TP 500 Gas Turbine Engine PUBLIC ACCESS

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E. Carr, H. Todd

Aero & Industrial Technology Limited, Burnley, England

Paper No. 89-GT-250, pp. V003T06A004; 6 pages
  • ASME 1989 International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 3: Coal, Biomass and Alternative Fuels; Combustion and Fuels; Oil and Gas Applications
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 4–8, 1989
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7915-3
  • Copyright © 1989 by ASME


The TP 500 is a 525 SHP turboprop engine being produced by Teledyne Continental Motors for general aviation use.

This paper describes the design and performance of the reverse flow fan spray combustion system being supplied for this engine. The main features of the design are described in some detail, together with the performance of the system as established in the combustion test facility at AIT Ltd and covering light-up to Take-Off conditions and sea level to 6km altitude.

Copyright © 1989 by ASME
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