Williams J400

Summary

J400 / WR2 / WR24
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WR24 turbojet on display at the Planes of Fame Air Museum
Type Turbojet
National origin United States
Manufacturer Williams International
First run 1960s
Major applications Canadair CL-89
BQM-74 Chukar

The Williams International/Rolls-Royce J400 is a small turbojet engine jointly created by Williams International and Rolls-Royce to power target drones.

Design

The J400 is a single-shaft, centrifugal/centrifugal-axial flow turbojet engine. There are two versions of the J400, the WR2 which yields 125 lbs. of thrust, and the more powerful WR24, which yields 190-240 pounds of thrust.[1][2]

Applications

See also

Related lists

References

  1. ^ https://www.forecastinternational.com/archive/disp_pdf.cfm?DACH_RECNO=1191
  2. ^ Leyes, Richard A.; Fleming, William A. (1999). The history of North American small gas turbine aircraft engines Chapter 10. Washington D.C.: AIAA /Smithsonian Institution. ISBN 1-56347-332-1.
  3. ^ http://www.designation-systems.net/dusrm/m-74.html