by Bristol, the BE.10 Olympus was first run in 1950 reaching
10,000 lbs thrust. The Olympus was flying in a Canberra
testbed by 1953.
Entering production in 1955, the Olympus continued
to be developed by Bristol, Bristol Siddeley and Rolls Royce finally
developing 40,000 lb thrust by 1977. This
engine was used to powered the Avro Vulcan, TSR.2 and Concord SST.
|Compressor: 5-stage LP/7-stage HP|
|Turbine: single-stage LP and HP|
|Mass flow: 240 lbs/sec|
|Pressure ratio: 12|