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T-58

General Electric

The General Electric T58 is an American turboshaft engine developed for helicopter use. First run in 1955, it remained in production until 1984, by which time some 6,300 units had been built. On July 1, 1959, it became the first turbine engine to gain FAA certification for civil helicopter use.

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T58 converted to turbojet by Les Shockley (2003).New name was SHOCKWAVE 800+

The engine weighs just 300 pounds and is capable of producing up to 840 pounds of thrust.


Main uses on aircraft

T58s, have been converted to turbojet by the removal of the power turbines and  were used as jet engines on the following

BerkutJet
CozyJet
Sipa 200
Maverick TwinJet 1500
Velocity Jet
JG-2 Panther Replica