Questions tagged [turboshaft]

A type of turbine engine that does not (directly) propel an aircraft, but, rather, provides power for other systems.

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Does a turboshaft's exhaust provide any thrust?

See the below figure. Does the exhaust gas coming out through the nozzle have any force? If the exhaust gas has force then how is it controlled by the helicopter?
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Can a gas turbine be able to switch from torque to thrust?

Can a turbine engine be switched from providing torque (like a helicopter) to the rotor to transfer power to provide exhaust thrust (like a jet plane)? Related: BV-347 upgrade this way?