Turbine (component)

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For the flying motorcycles, which share the same name, see: Turbine.

A turbine is a component of the sublight engines on a Colonial shuttle.

Apollo warns Starbuck that the shuttle is not a Viper and the evasive maneuvers that he executes would "overrun the turbines" (TOS: "The Gun on Ice Planet Zero, Part I").