Allison GT-404: The VIP Engine-Versatile Industrial Power PUBLIC ACCESS

[+] Author Affiliations
G. C. Best, E. E. Flanigan

General Motors Corp., Indianapolis, IN

Paper No. 72-GT-93, pp. V001T01A092; 24 pages
  • ASME 1972 International Gas Turbine and Fluids Engineering Conference and Products Show
  • ASME 1972 International Gas Turbine and Fluids Engineering Conference and Products Show
  • San Francisco, California, USA, March 26–30, 1972
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7981-8
  • Copyright © 1972 by ASME


The development of the regenerative industrial gas turbine has progressed to the point where it can soon take its place with the diesel engine in the heavy-duty power market. The design goals for the Allison GT-404, and the progress in its development are reviewed in detail. The application of the engine to prototype installations in passenger coaches, highway, trucks and generator sets is described, together with significant findings from operating experience to date.

Copyright © 1972 by ASME
Topics: Engines
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