The Eurojet EJ200 Aircraft Engine
The Eurojet EJ200 first ran in 1991, it was developed from the Rolls Royce XG-40 of which 85% of the development costs had been provided by the British government. The Eurojet EJ200 is produced by EuroJet Turbo GmbH, a multi-national consortium of Rolls-Royce plc, Avio of Italy, ITP of Spain and MTU Aero Engines of Germany, formed to manage the EJ200 engine development in 1986 to power the Eurofighter Typhoon F1 jet fighter and the Eurofighter Typhoon T1 trainer. It is of note that the Bloodhound SSC, a land speed record car being developed to exceed 1000 mph is to be powered by the Eurojet EJ200.
EuroJet EJ200 Specifications:
- Type: Turbofan
- Length: 157 inches (4.0 m)
- Diameter: 29 inches (0.737 m)
- Dry weight: 2,180 lbs (989 kg)
- Compressor: 3-stage LP, 5-stage HP
- Combustors: annular
- Turbine: 1-stage LP, 1-stage HP
- Maximum thrust: 13,500 lbf (60 kN) dry thrust / 20,000 lbf (89 kN) with reheat
- Bypass ratio: 0.4:1
- Overall pressure ratio: 26:1
- Turbine inlet temperature: 1,800K
- Specific fuel consumption: 21–23 g/kNs dry thrust / 47–49 g/kNs with reheat Thrust-to-weight ratio: 9.175:1 (with reheat)
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