Snecma Jet Engine Atar


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Jet Engine - Atar - Snecma
Evry Cedex, Essonne, France
Jet Engine Atar
Snecma's Atar jet engines power the Dassault Aviation Mirage F1, Mirage 50 (Atar 09K50) and Mirage 5 (Atar 09C) combat aircraft, along with the carrier-borne Super-Etendard (Atar 08k50). Atar jet engines have largely proven their reliability in combat during a number of operations over the years, and established the standard for their era, with over 8 million flight-hours in total. More than 1,100 of the latest 09K50 and 08K50 versions were produced. Their hydromechanical control system and electronic computer give them very flexible operability and exceptional ease of handling, along with a top speed of Mach 2.2. TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS Thrust with Post-Combustion (lbf) 15,737 Thrust without Post-Combustion (lbf) 11,240 Specific fuel consumption with PC (lb/lbf.h) 1.96 Specific fuel consumption without PC (lb/lbf.h) 0.96 Airflow (lb/s) 156.53 Turbine entry temperature (K) 1,203 (1,706°F) Pressure ratio 6.15
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Product Category Combustion Engines
Product Number Atar
Product Name Jet Engine
Engine Type Internal Combustion
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