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General Electric F404 Turbofan

The Engine Specifications
The F404 is derived from the GE15 project that began in 1967 to develop a replacement for the J79.  Introduced in 1980, the F404 today powers over 3,700 aircraft of military services worldwide.
Fan: 3-stage
Compressor: 7-stage
Turbine: 1-stage low pressure and 1-stage high pressure
Bypass ratio: .34
Mass flow: 142 lbs/sec
Pressure ratio: 24 - 27
Models Used by
F404-GE-F102: 10,800 lb (48 kN) thrust
F404-GE-400: 16,000 lb (71 kN) afterburning thrust
Lockheed F-117 Night Hawk
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet
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