Stuff You Can Buy
 
 
 
Other Stuff
 
 

Rolls-Royce Spey
Allison TF41

The Engine Specifications
 
A scaled down version of the cancelled RB.140 Medway, the RB.163 Spey was designed to power the BAe Trident.  The RB.163 was rate at 12,550 lbs or 20,500 lbs thrust with afterburner.

The RB.183 (originally called the Spey Junior) is a simplified engine with lower power ratings.

A Spey derivative was produced by Allison as the TF41.

Two-shaft turbofan
4-stage (5-stage in some versions) LP compressor driven by a 2-stage LP turbine
12-stage HP compressor driven by a 2-stage HP turbine
 
Models Used by
 
RB.163-23: 11,000 lb (48.9 kn) thrust
RB.168-20: 12,140 lb (54 kN) thrust
RB.183-2: 9,900 lb (44 kN)  thrust
TF41-A-3: 14,500 lb (64.5 kN) thrust
British Aerospace Nimrod
Fokker F-28 Fellowship
Grumman Gulfstream II
Vought A-7 Corsair II
 
Related Pages
 
More about Allison
More about Rolls-Royce
 

page updated 04 July 2003

 

 

Use of photographs | References  | Disclaimer | Privacy

 
   

Apple iTunes

free counters

   

Kenneth W Shanaberger 2000 - 2010