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GE turbojet engine. 86.7 kN. Out of Production. Thrust is maximum sea level thrust; specific impulse is sea level value at that thrust. Isp=2084s.

Thrust (sl): 78.800 kN (17,715 lbf). Thrust (sl): 8,037 kgf.

Status: Out of Production.
Thrust: 86.70 kN (19,491 lbf).
Specific impulse: 2,084 s.
Burn time: 11,000 s.

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

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  • 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...

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  • XB-70 Mach 3 rocket launch aircraft. Loaded/empty mass 226,758/68,027 kg. Thrust 520.32 kN. Specific impulse 2084 seconds. N. American Bomber-delta wing. Maximum release conditions: Piggy-back, 27,273 kg (19.1 m length x 6.7 m span) at 3,193 kph at 21,341 m altitude More...

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