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Thrust specific fuel consumption

Index Thrust specific fuel consumption

Thrust-specific fuel consumption (TSFC) is the fuel efficiency of an engine design with respect to thrust output. [1]

93 relations: ACAE CJ-1000A, Afterburner, Airbus A320 family, Airbus A330, Airbus A340, Aircraft design process, Aircraft engine, Armstrong Siddeley Snarler, Aviadvigatel PD-14, Beardmore Tornado, Boeing 737 MAX, Boeing 777X, Boeing New Midsize Airplane, Brake specific fuel consumption, Bypass ratio, CAC/PAC JF-17 Thunder, Cessna Citation X, CFM International CFM56, CFM International LEAP, Convair 880, De Havilland Comet, Diemech TP 100, Embraer E-Jet E2 family, Embraer ERJ family, Energy density, Energy efficiency in transport, Energy Efficient Engine, Exoskeletal engine, Figure of merit, Frank Whittle, Fuel economy in aircraft, Fuel fraction, General Electric CF34, General Electric CF6, General Electric CJ805, General Electric F414, General Electric GE36, General Electric GE9X, General Electric Passport, Heinkel HeS 30, IAE SuperFan, IHI Corporation F7, Ilyushin Il-86, Index of aviation articles, Internal combustion engine, Jet engine, Kolesov RD-36-51, Kuznetsov NK-144, Lancair Propjet, Lift-to-drag ratio, ..., Lockheed L-1649 Starliner, Lotarev DV-2, LTV A-7 Corsair II, Lycoming ALF 502, Lyulka TR-1, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II non-U.S. operators, McDonnell Douglas MD-80, Metropolitan-Vickers F.2, Mikoyan-Gurevich I-250, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3, Mitsubishi Regional Jet, Overall pressure ratio, PAR thrust, Power Jets W.2, Pratt & Whitney PW1000G, Propulsive efficiency, Pulsejet, Range (aeronautics), Reaction Engines A2, Republic XF-103, Rolls-Royce BR700, Rolls-Royce Conway, Rolls-Royce RB211, Rolls-Royce RB3011, Rolls-Royce Trent, Rolls-Royce Trent 1000, Rolls-Royce Trent 7000, Scramjet, SFC, Specific, Specific fuel consumption, Specific impulse, Specific thrust, Stratos 714, Supersonic transport, Teledyne CAE J402, TSFC, Tupolev Tu-144, Turbofan, Vehicular metrics, West Engineering XJ38, Williams FJ33, Williams X-Jet. Expand index (43 more) »

ACAE CJ-1000A

The AECC CJ-1000A (Chang Jiang-1000A/长江-1000A) is a high-bypass turbofan jet engine in development.

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Afterburner

An afterburner (or a reheat) is a component present on some jet engines, mostly those used on military supersonic aircraft.

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Airbus A320 family

The Airbus A320 family consists of short- to medium-range, narrow-body, commercial passenger twin-engine jet airliners manufactured by Airbus.

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Airbus A330

The Airbus A330 is a medium- to long-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliner made by Airbus.

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Airbus A340

The Airbus A340 is a long-range, four-engine, wide-body commercial passenger jet airliner that was developed and produced by the European aerospace company Airbus.

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Aircraft design process

The aircraft design process is the engineering design process by which aircraft are designed.

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Aircraft engine

An aircraft engine is the component of the propulsion system for an aircraft that generates mechanical power.

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Armstrong Siddeley Snarler

The Armstrong Siddeley ASSn.

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Aviadvigatel PD-14

The Aviadvigatel PD-14 (previously known as PS-14) is a turbofan being developed by Aviadvigatel to power the Irkut MC-21 twin-jet airliner.

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Beardmore Tornado

The Beardmore Tornado was an eight-cylinder inline aircraft Diesel engine built in 1927 by William Beardmore and Company of Glasgow, Scotland, and used in the British R101 airship when petrol engines were thought unsafe in the tropics.

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Boeing 737 MAX

The Boeing 737 MAX is an American narrow-body aircraft series designed and produced by Boeing Commercial Airplanes as the fourth generation of the Boeing 737, succeeding the Boeing 737 Next Generation (NG).

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Boeing 777X

The Boeing 777X is a new series of the long-range wide-body twin-engine Boeing 777 family that is under development by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

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Boeing New Midsize Airplane

The New Midsize Airplane (NMA) is an airliner concept by Boeing to fill the middle of the market segment.

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Brake specific fuel consumption

Brake specific fuel consumption (BSFC) is a measure of the fuel efficiency of any prime mover that burns fuel and produces rotational, or shaft power.

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Bypass ratio

The normal definition for the bypass ratio (BPR) of a turbofan engine is the ratio between the mass flow rate of the bypass stream to the mass flow rate entering the core.

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CAC/PAC JF-17 Thunder

The PAC JF-17 Thunder (جے ایف-١٧ گرج), or CAC FC-1 Xiaolong, is a lightweight, single-engine, multi-role combat aircraft developed jointly by the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) and the Chengdu Aircraft Corporation (CAC) of China.

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Cessna Citation X

The Cessna Citation X is an American long-range medium-sized business jet aircraft.

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CFM International CFM56

The CFM International CFM56 (U.S. military designation F108) series is a family of high-bypass turbofan aircraft engines made by CFM International (CFMI), with a thrust range of.

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CFM International LEAP

The CFM International LEAP is a high-bypass turbofan engine.

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Convair 880

The Convair 880 is an American narrow-body jet airliner produced by the Convair division of General Dynamics.

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De Havilland Comet

The de Havilland DH 106 Comet was the world's first commercial jet airliner.

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Diemech TP 100

The Diemech TP 100 is an American turboprop and turboshaft aircraft engine under development by Diemech Turbine Solutions of DeLand, Florida.

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Embraer E-Jet E2 family

The Embraer E-Jet E2 family are medium-range jet airliners developed by Embraer, succeeding the original E-Jet.

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Embraer ERJ family

The Embraer ERJ family is a series of twin-engine regional jets produced by Embraer, a Brazilian aerospace company.

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Energy density

Energy density is the amount of energy stored in a given system or region of space per unit volume.

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Energy efficiency in transport

The energy efficiency in transport is the useful travelled distance, of passengers, goods or any type of load; divided by the total energy put into the transport propulsion means.

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Energy Efficient Engine

The Energy Efficient Engine was a program funded by NASA in the 1970s to develop technologies suitable for energy efficient turbofans, its goal was to improve thrust specific fuel consumption by 12% compared to a GE CF6-50C.

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Exoskeletal engine

The exoskeletal engine (ESE) is a concept in turbomachinery design.

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Figure of merit

A figure of merit is a quantity used to characterize the performance of a device, system or method, relative to its alternatives.

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Frank Whittle

Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle (1 June 1907 – 9 August 1996) was a British Royal Air Force air officer.

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Fuel economy in aircraft

Fuel economy in aircraft is a measure of how much fuel an aircraft, or a fleet of aircraft of mixed types, needs to operate in relation to a service provided (i.e. number of passengers or ton of freight) and the distance between points of travel.

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Fuel fraction

In aerospace engineering, an aircraft's fuel fraction, fuel weight fraction, or a spacecraft's propellant fraction, is the weight of the fuel or propellant divided by the gross take-off weight of the craft (including propellant): The fractional result of this mathematical division is often expressed as a percent.

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General Electric CF34

The General Electric CF34 is a civilian turbofan developed by GE Aircraft Engines from its TF34 military engine.

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General Electric CF6

The General Electric CF6 is a family of high-bypass turbofan engines produced by GE Aviation.

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General Electric CJ805

The General Electric CJ805 is a jet engine which was developed by GE Aviation in the late 1950s.

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General Electric F414

The General Electric F414 is an afterburning turbofan engine in the 22,000-pound (98 kN) thrust class produced by GE Aviation.

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General Electric GE36

The General Electric GE36 was an experimental aircraft engine, a hybrid between a turbofan and a turboprop, known as an Unducted Fan (UDF) or propfan.

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General Electric GE9X

The General Electric GE9X is a high-bypass turbofan aircraft engine under development by GE Aviation for the Boeing 777X.

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General Electric Passport

The General Electric Passport is a turbofan developed by GE Aviation for large business jets.

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Heinkel HeS 30

The HeS 30 (HeS - Heinkel Strahltriebwerke) was an early jet engine, originally designed by Adolf Müller at Junkers, but eventually built and tested at Heinkel.

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IAE SuperFan

The IAE V2500 SuperFan was a design study for a high-bypass geared turbofan derived from the IAE V2500.

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IHI Corporation F7

The IHI Corporation F7 is a small turbofan engine developed specifically for the Kawasaki P-1 maritime patrol aircraft by IHI Corporation.

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Ilyushin Il-86

The Ilyushin Il-86 (Илью́шин Ил-86; NATO reporting name: Camber) is a short/medium-range wide-body jet airliner.

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Index of aviation articles

Aviation is the design, development, production, operation, and use of aircraft, especially heavier-than-air aircraft.

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Internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit.

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Jet engine

A jet engine is a type of reaction engine discharging a fast-moving jet that generates thrust by jet propulsion.

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Kolesov RD-36-51

The Kolesov RD-36-51 was a supersonic turbojet engine used on the Tu-144D SST.

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Kuznetsov NK-144

The Kuznetsov NK-144 is an afterburning turbofan engine made by the Soviet Kuznetsov Design Bureau.

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Lancair Propjet

The Lancair Propjet is a four-seat, pressurized, composite aircraft powered by a 750-hp Walter M601E turboprop engine.

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Lift-to-drag ratio

In aerodynamics, the lift-to-drag ratio, or L/D ratio, is the amount of lift generated by a wing or vehicle, divided by the aerodynamic drag it creates by moving through the air.

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Lockheed L-1649 Starliner

The Lockheed L-1649 Starliner was the last model of the Lockheed Constellation line.

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Lotarev DV-2

The Lotarev DV-2 (or PSLM DV-2, DV: Dnepr-VáhMOT Site.

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LTV A-7 Corsair II

The LTV A-7 Corsair II is an American carrier-capable subsonic light attack aircraft manufactured by Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV) to replace the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk.

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Lycoming ALF 502

The Lycoming ALF 502 is a geared turbofan engine produced by Lycoming Engines, AlliedSignal and then Honeywell Aerospace.

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Lyulka TR-1

The Lyulka TR-1 was a turbojet designed by Arkhip Lyulka and produced by his Lyulka design bureau.

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McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II non-U.S. operators

F-4 Phantom II non-U.S. operators are the non-U.S. nations with air forces that operate or used to operate the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II.

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McDonnell Douglas MD-80

The McDonnell Douglas MD-80 is a series of twin-engine, short- to medium-range, single-aisle commercial jet airliners.

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Metropolitan-Vickers F.2

The Metropolitan-Vickers F.2 was an early turbojet engine and the first British design to be based on an axial-flow compressor.

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Mikoyan-Gurevich I-250

The Mikoyan-Gurevich I-250 (Samolet N) was a Soviet fighter aircraft developed as part of a crash program in 1944 to develop a high-performance fighter to counter German turbojet-powered aircraft such as the Messerschmitt Me-262.

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3 (Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-3) was a Soviet fighter and interceptor aircraft used during World War II.

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Mitsubishi Regional Jet

The Mitsubishi Regional Jet (三菱リージョナルジェット), or MRJ for short, is a twin-engine regional jet aircraft seating 70–90 passengers manufactured by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, a partnership between majority owner Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and minority owner Toyota Motor Corporation with design assistance from Toyota affiliate Subaru Corporation, itself already an aerospace manufacturer.

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Overall pressure ratio

In aeronautical engineering, overall pressure ratio, or overall compression ratio, is the ratio of the stagnation pressure as measured at the front and rear of the compressor of a gas turbine engine.

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PAR thrust

Power Augmented Ram thrust (or PAR thrust for short) is the use of displaced air in enhancing the air cushion under the wings or body of what is normally a Wing In Ground-effect or WIG craft.

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Power Jets W.2

The Power Jets W.2 was a British turbojet engine designed by Frank Whittle and Power Jets (Research and Development) Ltd.

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Pratt & Whitney PW1000G

The Pratt & Whitney PW1000G is a high-bypass geared turbofan engine family, currently selected as the exclusive engine for the Bombardier CSeries, Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), and Embraer's second generation E-Jets, and as an option on the Irkut MC-21 and Airbus A320neo.

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Propulsive efficiency

In aircraft and rocket design, overall propulsive efficiency \eta is the efficiency with which the energy contained in a vehicle's propellant is converted into kinetic energy of the vehicle, to accelerate it, or to replace losses due to aerodynamic drag or gravity.

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Pulsejet

A pulsejet engine (or pulse jet) is a type of jet engine in which combustion occurs in pulses.

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Range (aeronautics)

The maximal total range is the maximum distance an aircraft can fly between takeoff and landing, as limited by fuel capacity in powered aircraft, or cross-country speed and environmental conditions in unpowered aircraft.

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Reaction Engines A2

The Reaction Engines Limited LAPCAT Configuration A2 (called the LAPCAT A2) is a design study for a hypersonic speed jet airliner intended to provide environmentally friendly, long range, high capacity commercial transportation.

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Republic XF-103

The Republic XF-103 was an American project to develop a powerful missile-armed interceptor aircraft capable of destroying Soviet bombers while flying at speeds as high as Mach 3 (2,300 mph; 3,700 km/h).

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Rolls-Royce BR700

The Rolls-Royce BR700 family of turbofan engines powers regional jets and corporate jets.

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Rolls-Royce Conway

The Rolls-Royce RB.80 Conway was the first turbofan in the world to enter service.

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Rolls-Royce RB211

The Rolls-Royce RB211 is a British family of high-bypass turbofan engines made by Rolls-Royce plc.

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Rolls-Royce RB3011

The Rolls-Royce RB3011 (previously designated RB2011) is a prototype propfan engine in development by Rolls-Royce plc.

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Rolls-Royce Trent

Rolls-Royce Trent is a British family of three spool, high bypass turbofan aircraft engines manufactured by Rolls-Royce plc.

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Rolls-Royce Trent 1000

The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 is a British turbofan engine, developed from earlier Trent series engines.

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Rolls-Royce Trent 7000

The Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 is the seventh iteration of the Trent family of large turbofan jet engines and is the exclusive engine for the Airbus A330neo.

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Scramjet

A scramjet ("supersonic combustion ramjet") is a variant of a ramjet airbreathing jet engine in which combustion takes place in supersonic airflow.

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SFC

SFC may refer to.

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Specific

Specific may refer to.

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Specific fuel consumption

Specific fuel consumption may refer to.

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Specific impulse

Specific impulse (usually abbreviated Isp) is a measure of how effectively a rocket uses propellant or jet engine uses fuel.

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Specific thrust

Specific thrust is a term used in gas turbine engineering to show the relative thrust per air mass flowrate of a jet engine (e.g. turbojet, turbofan, etc.) and is defined as the ratio: net thrust/total intake airflow.

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Stratos 714

The Stratos 714 is an American very light jet aircraft under development by Stratos Aircraft of Redmond, Oregon.

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Supersonic transport

A supersonic transport (SST) is a civilian supersonic aircraft designed to transport passengers at speeds greater than the speed of sound.

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Teledyne CAE J402

The Teledyne CAE J402 is a small turbojet engine designed to power unmanned air vehicles such as missiles and target drones.

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TSFC

TSFC may refer to.

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Tupolev Tu-144

The Tupolev Tu-144 (Tyполев Ту-144; NATO reporting name: Charger) is a retired jet airliner and commercial supersonic transport aircraft (SST).

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Turbofan

The turbofan or fanjet is a type of airbreathing jet engine that is widely used in aircraft propulsion.

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Vehicular metrics

There are a broad range of metrics that denote the relative capabilities of various vehicles.

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West Engineering XJ38

The West Engineering XJ38 was a small turbojet engine created by modifying World War II-surplus aircraft engine turbosuperchargers.

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Williams FJ33

The Williams FJ33 is a family of turbofan jet engines intended for use in very light jet aircraft.

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Williams X-Jet

The Williams X-Jet, created by Williams International, was a small, one-man, light-weight, Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft powered by a modified Williams F107 turbofan aircraft engine designated WR-19-7 after some minor modifications.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thrust_specific_fuel_consumption

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