The TF40B, a 4000 HP Class Marine Gas Turbine for the U.S. Navy LCAC PUBLIC ACCESS

[+] Author Affiliations
S. Silver, T. B. Lauriat

Avco Lycoming Division, Stratford, CT

Paper No. 83-GT-18, pp. V002T03A002; 6 pages
  • ASME 1983 International Gas Turbine Conference and Exhibit
  • Volume 2: Aircraft Engine; Marine; Microturbines and Small Turbomachinery
  • Phoenix, Arizona, USA, March 27–31, 1983
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7952-8
  • Copyright © 1983 by ASME


This paper will describe the application features of the Avco Lycoming TF40B Marine Gas Turbine in the U.S. Navy Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) built by Bell Aerospace, New Orleans, U.S.A.

In addition to LCAC installation items such as mounting, control, instrumentation, inlet and exhaust, a description of the engine itself will be included delineating those items peculiar to the LCAC Application and those items reflecting improvements over the TF40 engines previously used.

Copyright © 1983 by ASME
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