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J79-17


GE turbojet engine. 52.8 kN. Out of Production. Thrust is maximum sea level thrust; specific impulse is sea level value at that thrust. Isp=2020s.

Thrust (sl): 48.000 kN (10,790 lbf). Thrust (sl): 4,893 kgf.

Status: Out of Production.
Thrust: 52.80 kN (11,870 lbf).
Specific impulse: 2,020 s.
Burn time: 6,000 s.

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  • GE American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. General Electric Corporation, USA. More...

Associated Propellants
  • Air/Kerosene Ambient air (78 % nitrogen, 21% oxygen, etc.) is scooped up by air intakes and used in turbojet, turbofan, ramjet, scramjet, or other airbreathing engines. It is used to burn aviation-grade kerosene, commercial grade JP-4 or JP-5, their military equivalents, or special high-temperature blends such as those used in the SR-71. More...

Associated Stages
  • F-4 Mach 2 rocket launch aircraft. Loaded/empty mass 22,517/13,394 kg. Thrust 105.58 kN. Specific impulse 2020 seconds. McDonnell Fighter-cropped delta. Maximum release conditions: 5,442 kg at 2,353 kph at 17,820 m altitude More...

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