Ehrich, Fredric F. Aircraft Engine Business Group, General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachusetts.
- Core or gas generator
- Propulsive efficiency
- Aircraft propulsion
- Ship propulsion
- Locomotive propulsion
- Automotive vehicle propulsion
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Propulsion of a vehicle by means of a gas turbine. While gas turbines have found significant applications in stationary and mobile power plants, their light weight, compact volume, low frontal area, and long life (in comparison to reciprocating diesel or Otto-cycle internal combustion engines) make them ideal for primary propulsion of vehicles.
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