Sunday, December 18, 2011

Rolls-Royce RB211-22B

Rolls-Royce RB211-22B
De Havilland H1 Goblin
 Development of the de Havilland Goblin began in 1941 with the Halford H1 with a design thrust of 3000 lb. The engine passed a 25 hr special category test in September 1942 and was cleared for flight at 2000 lb thrust. This took place in a Gloster Meteor on 5 March 1943 and was also the first flight of that aircraft type.In September 1943 the first flight of a de Havilland DH100 Vampire was made with a Goblin of 2300 lb thrust.

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