Kuznetsov NK-144

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NK-144
Двигатель НК-144 на постаменте у здания КАИ в г.Казани.jpg
NK-144 engine on a pedestal near the building of KAI in Kazan.
Type Turbofan
National origin Soviet Union
Manufacturer Kuznetsov Design Bureau
Major applications Tupolev Tu-144

The Kuznetsov NK-144 is an afterburning turbofan engine made by the Soviet Kuznetsov Design Bureau. Used on the early models of the Tupolev Tu-144 supersonic aircraft, it was very inefficient and was replaced with the Kolesov RD-36-51 turbojet engine.

Specifications (NK-144)[edit]

Data from:[1]
  • Thrust (kg): 28,660 (dry) 38,580 (wet)
(281.06 kN 63,185 lbf to 378.4 kN 85,054.6 lbf)

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • NK-144 on LeteckeMotory.cz (Czech)