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A "Sunday" punch for Air Force planes is provided by this elongated General Electric jet engine (top), the J-47-GE-17, which burns additional fuel in a reheat burner in the tail, and which is compared here to a standard production model of the GE J-47 turbojet. This is the first picture of the engine to be released.

General Electric1950-03-09

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

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  • Title: A "Sunday" punch for Air Force planes is provided by this elongated General Electric jet engine (top), the J-47-GE-17, which burns additional fuel in a reheat burner in the tail, and which is compared here to a standard production model of the GE J-47 turbojet. This is the first picture of the engine to be released.
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1950-03-09
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Airplane engines; Factories; Employees; Hoisting machinery; GE Aircraft Engines (Firm);
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
  • Rights: This digital image may be used for educational uses. Please cite as miSci- Museum of Innovation & Science. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the images from miSci.

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