Turbomeca Gabizo

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Gabizo
Turbomeca Gabizo.jpg
Turbomeca Gabizo on display
Type Turbojet
National origin France
Manufacturer Turbomeca
First run 1954

The Turbomeca Gabizo was a small turbojet engine produced by Turbomeca from the 1950s. The components were designed to take the stresses of high-speed fighter aircraft with some variants featuring afterburner.

Applications[edit]

Specifications (Gabizo)[edit]

Data from Flight[1]

General characteristics

  • Type: Turbojet
  • Length: 86 in (218.4 cm)
  • Diameter: 26.5 in (67.3 cm)
  • Dry weight: 560 lb (254.0 kg)

Components

  • Compressor: Single stage axial plus single-stage centrifugal
  • Combustors: Single annular combustion chamber
  • Turbine: Single-stage

Performance

See also[edit]

Comparable engines
Related lists

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Turbomeca Gabizo - Flight, 11 May 1956 www.flightglobal.com Retrieved: 7 April 2010

Bibliography[edit]

  • Gunston, Bill. World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines. Cambridge, England. Patrick Stephens Limited, 1989. ISBN 1-85260-163-9