Monday, January 30, 2012

Rolls-Royce Gem 60 | Rolls-Royce AJ65 Avon



Rolls-Royce Gem 60

Rolls-Royce AJ65 Avon
Work commenced early in 1945 on the AJ65 axial flow turbo-jet with a design thrust of 6500 lb. This figure was reached in 1951 with the 100 series RA3. In 1953 the considerably redesigned 200 series RA14 was type tested at 9500 lb thrust. Development culminated in the 300 series RB146 which produced 17.110lb thrust with afterburning

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