General Electric YJ101

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Type Turbofan
National origin United States
Manufacturer General Electric Aircraft Engines
First run 1978
Major applications Northrop YF-17
Developed into General Electric F404

The General Electric YJ101 was an afterburning turbofan engine in the 15,000 lbf class (static thrust). Developed for the Northrop YF-17 entry in the Lightweight Fighter (LWF) competition, the YJ101 formed the basis for General Electric's highly successful F404 engine.


Specifications (YJ101)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Type: Turbofan
  • Length:
  • Diameter:
  • Dry weight:



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Related development
Related lists


  • Spick, Mike (2000). The Great Book of Modern Warplanes. Osceola, WI: MBI Publishing Company. ISBN 0-7603-0893-4. 

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