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Four GE J-47 turbojets, in twin pods, have replaced the piston engines in this jet powered version of the Air Force Chase XC-123. The Jet flew for the first time at the Mercer County Airport, W. Trenton NJ April 21. Rated at 5,200 pounds of thrust each, the four J-47 Turbojets provide 20,800 pounds of thrust of driving force.

General Electric Company1951-04-26

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

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  • Title: Four GE J-47 turbojets, in twin pods, have replaced the piston engines in this jet powered version of the Air Force Chase XC-123. The Jet flew for the first time at the Mercer County Airport, W. Trenton NJ April 21. Rated at 5,200 pounds of thrust each, the four J-47 Turbojets provide 20,800 pounds of thrust of driving force.
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1951-04-26
  • Location: Trenton - Mercer County - New Jersey
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Airplanes; Air forces; Airplane engines; GE Aircraft Engines; United States. Air Force;
  • 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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