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Garrett JFS100


Garrett-JFS100

 

Originally the JFS-100 was a starter motor designed and produced by Garrett. It was used, among others, on A7, F16 and F15, but also in non-aviation applications such as power generators.

It provided a power of 90 hp at 72,000 rev / min for a specific fuel consumption of 1.2 lbs / hp / hr.

JFS-100 turbojet has been converted for propulsion of cars, kart and motorcycle.

 

Aviation conversions include:

Mitchell B-10 of Jim Gordon
Bede BD-5J of Bill Brooks

 

The Mitchell B-10J is a package available from Jim Gordon’s Micro Aviation. The US$5200 package includes a Garrett JFS100-13 originally used as a starter for the TF-41 engine in the A-7 Corsair. Including throttle package, lubrication and tailpipe assembly, the engine weight is 53 lb, and replaces the Zenoah.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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