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Boeing T60

Model 520 / T60
Type Turboshaft / Turboprop
National origin United States
Manufacturer Boeing
Developed from Boeing T50 / Model 502

The Model 520 (military designation Boeing T60) was a family of small turboshaft / turboprop engines produced by Boeing, based on Boeing's earlier Model 500 gas generator and Model 502 turboshaft engines.


  • Variants 1
  • Specifications (520-6) 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4


Military turboshaft verion for testing.
(YT60-BO-2A) Free power turbine turboshaft rated at 475 hp (354.21 kW)
Turboprop rated at 475 hp (354.21 kW)
Direct drive turboshaft rated at 550 hp (410.13 kW) military power
Turboprop rated at 550 hp (410.13 kW)

Specifications (520-6)

Data from Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1962-63[1]

General characteristics

  • Type: Turboshaft
  • Length: 54.1 in (1,374 mm)
  • Diameter: 25.14 in (639 mm) maximum height
  • Dry weight: 250 lb (113 kg)


  • Compressor: Single-stage centrifugal flow
  • Combustors: 2 reverse flow can combustors
  • Turbine: 1x radial gas generator power turbine stage
  • Fuel type: Aviation kerosene
  • Oil system: pressure spray/splash, oil specification: MIL-L-7808


See also

Related lists


  1. ^ Taylor, John W.R. FRHistS. ARAeS (1962). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1962-63. London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co Ltd. 
  • Gunston, Bill (2006). World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines, 5th Edition. Phoenix Mill, Gloucestershire, England, UK: Sutton Publishing Limited. p. 79.  
  • Leyes II, Richard A.; William A. Fleming (1999). The History of North American Small Gas Turbine Aircraft Engines. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution.  
  • Taylor, John W.R. FRHistS. ARAeS (1962). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1962-63. London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co Ltd. 
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