GE J79 Engine - S.O.A.P.

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GE J79 Engine Airflow.

GE J79-17 Engine

SPECIFICATIONS - Model: J79-GE-17
Type: Afterburning turbojet engine
Length: 17.4 ft (5.3 m)
Diameter: 3.2 ft (1.0 m)
Dry weight: 3,850 lb (1,750 kg)
Components
Compressor: 17-stage axial with variable stator vanes
Combustors: Cannular
Turbine: 3-stage axial
Performance
Maximum Takeoff Thrust with Afterburner: 17,835 lbf (79.3 kN)
Military Power Rating: 11,905 lbf (52.9 kN)
Overall pressure ratio: 13.5:1
Turbine inlet temperature: 1,210 F (655 C)
Specific fuel consumption with afterburner: 1.965 lb/(hlbf) (200 kg/(hkN))
Specific fuel consumption at military thrust: 0.85 lb/(hlbf) (87 kg/(hkN))
Thrust-to-weight ratio: 4.6:1 (45.4 N/kg)


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Spectrometric Oil Analysis Program


Sgt. Koopman sitting in front of the S.O.A.P. machine.



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