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F108 Turbofan

The F108 is a high-bypass turbofan engine developed by the American company General Electric and the French company Snecma on the basic of the commercial CFM56-2 motor. This military engine is used on different American military airplanes and allied countries like the British, French and Saudi E-3 Sentry, US Navy E-6 and the US Air Force KC-135R Stratotanker and RC-135.
All of these airplanes are a derative of the Boeing 707 which was originally equipped with the TF-33 (military designated for the JT3D). The TF-33 was the first low-bypass engine and has less performance than the F108.
 
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