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Mikulin AM-3
Mikulin RD-3M

 

The Mikulin AM-3 (also called RD-3M) was a turbojet engine developed in the Soviet Union by Alexander Mikulin. The development of the high performance single-shaft engine began in 1948. The engine was used in different versions for the Tupolev Tu-16 and Tu-104, as well as the Myasishchev M-4. It had a single-stage blower and an eight-stage high pressure compressor, that were propelled by a two-stage high pressure turbine.

 

Variants:
AM-3
first series version

 

AM-3A

 

AM-3D
Version for M-4 with 85,6 kN thrust

 

AM-3M-200
AM-3M-500, AM-3M-500A: developed further versions with 93,1 kN

 

WP-8
Chinese copy of the AM-3 with 91,3 kN thrust for the Xian H-6 (reproduction of the Tu-16)

 

Specifications:
Type: Turbojet engine
Length: 5,380 mm
Diameter: 1,400 mm
Dry weight: 3,200 kg
Compressor: Axial-flow
Maximum thrust: 85,3 kN
Specific fuel consumption: 0.932 kg (kN•h)
Power-to-weight ratio:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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