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RD-36-41


Lyulka turbojet engine. 158.4 kN. T-4. Out of Production. Used in Sukhoi March 3 aircraft. Thrust is maximum sea level thrust; specific impulse is sea level value at that thrust. Isp=1980s.

Application: T-4.

Thrust (sl): 144.000 kN (32,372 lbf). Thrust (sl): 14,682 kgf.

Status: Out of Production.
Thrust: 158.40 kN (35,610 lbf).
Specific impulse: 1,980 s.
Burn time: 5,400 s.

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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Lyulka Russian manufacturer of rocket engines. Lyulka Design Bureau, Russia. 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...

Bibliography
  • Gunston, Bill, The Osprey Encylopedia of Russian Aircraft 1975-1995, Osprey, London, 1995.

Associated Stages
  • T-4 Mach 3 rocket carrier. Loaded/empty mass 114,400/55,600 kg. Thrust 633.50 kN. Specific impulse 1980 seconds. Sukhoi experimental interceptor - delta wing with forward canards. A modification to be used as first stage in Sukhoi proposal for Spiral manned spaceplane project. Maximum release conditions: 25,000 kg at 3,000 kph at 20,000 m altitude More...

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