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], Aircraft engines of the World 1957[2]

General characteristics

  • Type: Turbojet
  • Length: 2,083 mm (82.01 in)
  • Diameter: 670 mm (26.38 in)
  • Dry weight: 265 kg (584 lb)

Components

  • Compressor: Single stage axial plus single-stage centrifugal
  • Combustors: Single annular combustion chamber
  • Turbine: Single-stage axial
  • Fuel type: Aviation kerosene / JP-1
  • Oil system: Pressure spray with scavenge at 3.0 bar (43 psi)

Performance

  • Take-off: 10.79 kN (2,426 lbf) at 18,000 rpm
  • Maximum continuous: 8.6 kN (1,940 lbf)
  • TIT: 1,113.15 K (1,544.00 °F; 840.00 °C)
  • JPT: 923.15 K (1,202.00 °F; 650.00 °C)

See also[edit]

Comparable engines

Related lists

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aero Engines 1956" (pdf). Flight and Aircraft Engineer. 69 (2468): 567–597. 11 May 1956. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  2. ^ Wilkinson, Paul H. (1957). Aircraft engines of the World 1957 (15th ed.). London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd. pp. 202–203.

Further reading[edit]

  • Gunston, Bill (1989). World Encyclopaedia of Aero Engines (2nd ed.). Cambridge, England: Patrick Stephens Limited. ISBN 978-1-85260-163-8.