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CFM56/F108

The Engine Specifications (typical)
 
The CFM56 is a family of turbofan engines spanning a thrust range of 18,500 to 34,000 lb (82 to 151 kN).  In the last 20 years, nearly 15,000 engines have been sold with over 200 million hours in flight.  Another 2 million flight hours is being added every month.

The U.S. Military uses the designation F108 for its CFM56s.

Turbofan
Compressor: 3-stage LP and 9-stage HP
Turbine: 4-stage LP and 1-stage HP
 
Models Used by
 
CFM56-2: 22,000 - 24,000 lb
(98 - 107 kN) thrust
CFM56-3: 18,500 - 23,500 lb
(82 - 105 kN) thrust
CFM56-5: 25,000 - 34,000 lb
(111 - 151 kN) thrust
CFM56-7: 18,500 - 26,400 lb
(82 - 117 kN) thrust
CFM56-9: 18,500 - 23,000 lb
(82 - 102 kN) thrust
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Boeing KC-135R
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page updated 01 March 2003

 

 

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