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Westinghouse J34

The Engine Specifications
 
By 1944, Westinghouse was working on three derivatives of its first axial engine, the 19A.  The largest of this family, the 24C (24 inch diameter), became the J34.  The earliest flight I can find for the J34 is in 1947 powering the XF2D-1 Banshee.

The J34 had a long career with a few surviving into the 1980s.

Axial turbojet
Compressor: 11-stage
Turbine: 2-stage
Mass flow: 50-55 lbs/sec
Pressure ratio: 3.7 - 4.4
 
Models Used by
 
J34-WE-17: 3,370 lb (15 kN) thrust or 4,900 lb (22 kN) thrust with afterburner
J34-WE-22: 3,000 lb (13.3 kN) thrust
J34-WE-36: 3,400 lb (15 kN) thrust
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