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Tumanskii RD-9

The Engine Specifications
Initially known as the Mikulin AM-5, this turbojet was renamed the Tumanskii RD-9 when Mikulin fell out of favor in 1956.

Including the Chinese WP-6 version, the RD-9 family remained in production until 1990 with over 72,000 built.

Compressor: 9-stage axial
Turbine: 2-stage axial
Mass flow: 102 lbs/sec
Pressure ratio: 7.4
Models Used by
RD-9BF: 7,275 lb (32 kN) afterburning thrust
MiG-19 "Farmer"
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