Category: Engine

Rolls Royce Jet Engine

T-45 Trainer Engine / Rolls-Royce Turbomeca Adour

This jet engine was built to be used in the Air Force T-45 trainer but, due to technical problems, never went into production. The engine is on loan from the Antelope Valley College in Lancaster.

November 17th, 2022

XLR-8 Rocket Engine

The XLR-8 rocket engine which was used to power the Navy D-558 Skyrocket to a speed of Mach 2.5, the first to do so. A variation of this engine, the XLR-11, was used to power the Bell X-1 and Chuck Yeager through the sound barrier for the first time in 1947 and was also used […]

November 17th, 2022
LR-8 Jet Engine that surpassed the speed of sound