General Electric T700/CT7

Introduced in 1978, the T700 was designed for the U.S. Army's Black Hawk helicopter with the lessons of Vietnam in mind. The civil CT7 was available in 1984.


  • CT7-9B: 1,750 hp (1305 kW)
    T700-401: 1,690 hp (1261 kW)


  • Turboshaft/Turboprop
    Compressor: 6-stage
    Turbine: 2-stage LP/2-stage HP
    Pressure ratio: 18

used by

  • Saab 340
  • Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk