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1. (WO2018017173) TURBINE ENGINE AND METHOD OF OPERATING

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/017173    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/030084
Publication Date: Fri Jan 26 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Apr 29 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: F01D 25/34
F02C 7/26
Applicants: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
Inventors: HON, Robert, Charles
SWAGER, Thomas, Charles
LEHMANN, Andrew, Todd
MCCAMBRIDGE, Michael, Scott
GILLINGHAM, Thomas, Earl
BRODA, Joseph, Roger
GRAZIANO, Kevin, Richard
ANSARI, Amid
KIRCHMAYER, Kenneth
STEEN, Tod, Robert
KIRACOFE, Daniel, Roy
Title: TURBINE ENGINE AND METHOD OF OPERATING
Abstract:
A method of operating a turbine engine that includes actuating a starter motor of the turbine engine such that a motoring speed of the turbine engine increases, and actuating a plurality of variable stator vanes of the turbine engine such that the plurality of variable stator vanes are at least partially open to control the motoring speed of the turbine engine.