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Pratt & Whitney JT8D

The Engine Specifications
 
The JT8D is a turbofan version of the J52 turbojet.  This engine was produced to power the Boeing 727 in 1964.  Today the JT8D is used by 350 operators to power more than 4,500 aircraft.  More than 14,000 have been built.
Turbofan
2 fan stages
6 compressor stages
3 stage turbine
bypass ratio: 1.74
pressure ratio: 18.2 - 19.4
mass flow: 315-331 lbs/sec
 
Models Used by
 
JT8D-17: 16,000 lb (72 kN) thrust
JT8D-217: 20,000 lb (89 kN) thrust
Boeing 727
Douglas DC-9
McDonnell Douglas MD-80
 
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