|Type||National origin||Manufacturer||First run|| Major applications
Design and development
The Fairchild Engine Division (previously the Ranger Aircraft Engine Division of the Fairchild Engine & Aircraft Corporation) began development of the J44 in 1947. It was used in target drones, missiles, and as jet boosters on several aircraft types.
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- Type: turbojet
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- Compressor: single stage centrifugal flow compressor
- Combustors: annular combuster
- Turbine: two-stage turbine
- Fuel type: JP-4
- Oil system: Oil-mist total loss
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- Specific fuel consumption: 0.94 lb/lbf/hr (95.82 kg/kN/hr)
- Thrust-to-weight ratio: 2.9
- Related development
- Related lists
- Bridgman, Leonard (1955). Jane's all the World's Aircraft 1955-56. London: Jane's all the World's Aircraft Publishing Co. Ltd.
- The History of North American Small Gas Turbine Aircraft Engines, William Fleming and Richard Leyes, AIAA, 1999
- Kay, Anthony L. (2007). Turbojet History and Development 1930-1960 Volume 2:USSR, USA, Japan, France, Canada, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy and Hungary (1st ed.). Ramsbury: The Crowood Press. ISBN 978-1861269393.