Kuznetsov NK-8

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NK-8
Agregats-NK-8-2U.jpg
Type Turbofan
National origin Soviet Union
Manufacturer Kuznetsov Design Bureau
Major applications Ilyushin Il-62
Tupolev Tu-154
Developed into Kuznetsov NK-86
Kuznetsov NK-144

The NK-8 was a low-bypass turbofan engine built by the Kuznetsov Design Bureau, in the 90 kN (20,000 lbf) thrust class. It powered production models of the Ilyushin Il-62 and the Tupolev Tu-154A and B models.

Variants[edit]

  • NK-8-4
  • NK-8-2
  • NK-8-2U

Applications[edit]

Specifications (NK-8-2)[edit]

Data from Jane's.[1]

General characteristics

  • Type: Two-shaft turbofan
  • Length: 4,762 mm (187.48 in)
  • Diameter: 1,442 mm (56.8 in)
  • Dry weight: 2,100 kg (4,629 lb)

Components

  • Compressor: Two stage axial fan, two-stage IP, six-stage HP
  • Combustors: Annular (139 burners)
  • Turbine: Single-stage HP, two-stage LP
  • Fuel type: Avtur
  • Oil system: Pressure feed

Performance

See also[edit]

Related development
Related lists

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Taylor 1982, p. 752.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Taylor, John W.R. Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1982-83., London, Jane's Publishing Company Ltd, 1982. ISBN 0 7106-0748-2.

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