Accession Number:

AD0855992

Title:

J79 Turbojet Engines

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

WRIGHT AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER WRIGHT FIELD OH WRIGHT FIELD United States

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Report Date:

1959-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

This report covers the development of the J79 turbojet engine for use in the F-104 aircraft. The project was initiated in February 1953. The Preliminary Flight Rating Test of the YJ79-GE-3 engine was completed in December 1955. The Model Test of the J79-GE-3 engine was completed in December 1956. The J79-GE-3A engine is used in F104 AB aircraft presently in the Air Defense Command inventory. It is recommended that further support of the F-104 Weapon System be covered by a service type project.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE