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
The J34 had a long career with a few surviving
into the 1980s.
Mass flow: 50-55 lbs/sec
Pressure ratio: 3.7 - 4.4
J34-WE-17: 3,370 lb (15 kN) thrust or
4,900 lb (22 kN) thrust with afterburner