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Lyulka


Russian manufacturer of rocket engines. Lyulka Design Bureau, Russia.

AKA: A M Lyulka (NPO Saturn); OKB-165; NPO Saturn.

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  • R-31 Lyulka turbojet engine. 91.2 kN. MiG-25. Out of Production. Used in MiG-25. Thrust is maximum sea level thrust; specific impulse is sea level value at that thrust. Isp=2073s. More...
  • 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. More...
  • RD-57 Lyulka lox/lh2 rocket engine. 392 kN. N1 Block S (N-1M). Study 1965. One to have been used in N1 Block S. In fixed chamber version, 3 to 6 to have been used in N1 Block V-III. Engine system includes roll control thruster with 1.29 kN thrust. Isp=456s. More...
  • RD-57A-1 Lyulka lox/lh2 rocket engine. 395 kN. Developed 1995-98. Isp=460s. New version of RD-57M for SSTO-demonstrator proposed by Aerojet. Optimized nozzle contour for performance increase, new chamber material for weight reduction. More...
  • RD-57M Lyulka lox/lh2 rocket engine. 397 kN. Vulkan Blok V. Development ended 1976. Isp=461s. Version with extendible nozzle. Length 4.06 / 2.61 m. Specific impulse 461 / 448 sec. Area ratio 170 / 87.6. More...
  • RD-54 Lyulka lox/lh2 rocket engine. 392 kN. N1 concept stage III. Developed 1960-75. Isp=440s. More...

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