Saturday, March 17, 2012

Rolls-Royce Pegasus | Rolls-Royce RB 108

Rolls-Royce Pegasus

Rolls-Royce RB 108
The  RB108  was  the  first  engine  to  be designed specifically as a direct VTOL engine. First running in July 1955 the engine was sub- sequently thrust rated at 2340 lb, giving a thrust to weight ratio of 8.7:1. In addition to powering a variety of VTOL test rigs, the RB108 flew in a Gloster Meteor, the Short SC1 and the Marcel Dassault Balzac.

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