ENGINE GUIDE - Post World War II & The Modern Era

PISTON ENGINES

1st Column Number of engines / manufacturer.
2nd Column Engine name / engine designation + (civil designation).
3rd Column Maximum power output range across aircraft production run.
4th Column Configuration & number of cylinders / cooling method / extra notes.
T.C. Turbo Compound.
T.S.C. Turbo-Supercharger.
W.I. Water Injection.

Beechcraft T-34 Mentor

Model 45, YT-34 to T-34B, Model B-45 Production
1 / Continental O-470 (E185, E225) 205hp, 225hp Opposed 6 / Air

Cessna L-19 Bird Dog

Model 305, L-19, OE-2 Production
1 / Continental O-470 210hp - 260hp Opposed 6 / Air

Cessna O-2 Super Skymaster

O-2 Production
2 / Continental IO-360 210hp Opposed 6 / Air

Convair B-36 Peacemaker

B-36*, C-99 Production
6 / Pratt & Whitney Wasp Major R-4360 3000hp - 3800hp Radial 28 / Air
* from B-36D with additional 4 General Electric J47-GE, 5200lbst, turbojets.

Convair T-29 / C-131 Samaritan

T-29, C-131, R4Y Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp R-2800 2300hp - 2500hp Radial 18 / Air / W.I.

Douglas C-74 Globemaster I / C-124 Globemaster II

C-74 Production / YC-124 Conversion
4 / Pratt & Whitney Wasp Major R-4360 3000hp - 3500hp Radial 28 / Air
C-124 Production / YC-124A Conversion
4 / Pratt & Whitney Wasp Major R-4360 3500hp - 3800hp Radial 28 / Air

Douglas C-118 Liftmaster

DC-6/A/B, C-112, C-118, R6D Production
4 / Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp R-2800 2100hp - 2500hp Radial 18 / Air

Douglas AD (A-1) Skyraider

AD Production / XAD-2, -5 Conversions
1 / Wright Cyclone R-3350 2500hp - 3050hp Radial 18 / Air / W.I.

Fairchild C-82 Packet / C-119 Flying Boxcar

C-82 Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp R-2800 2100hp Radial 18 / Air
XC-82B (XC-119A) Conversion
2 / Pratt & Whitney Wasp Major R-4360 2650hp Radial 28 / Air
C-119B, C-119C, R4Q-1 Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney Wasp Major R-4360 3500hp Radial 28 / Air
C-119F, C-119G, R4Q-2 Production
YC-119F Conversion
2 / Wright Cyclone R-3350 3500hp Radial 18 / Air / T.C.
YC-119K, C-119K Conversions*
2 / Wright Cyclone R-3350 3700hp Radial 18 / Air / T.C.
* additional 2 General Electric J85-GE, 2850lbst, jet-pods.

Fairchild C-123 Provider

C-123* Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp R-2800 2300hp Radial 18 / Air / W.I.
* YC-123H, C-123K with additional 2 General Electric J85-GE, 2850lbst, jet-pods.

Grumman SA-16 / UF Albatross

XJR2F-1, SA-16, UF Production
2 / Wright Cyclone R-1820 1425hp Radial 9 / Air
Late UF-2, CSR-110 Production
2 / Wright Cyclone R-1820 1525hp Radial 9 / Air / T.S.C.

Grumman AF Guardian

XTB3F*, AF Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp R-2800 2100hp, 2300hp Radial 18 / Air
* XTB3F-1 with additional Westinghouse TG19XB auxiliary jet engine.

Grumman F7F Tigercat

F7F Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp R-2800 2000hp, 2100hp Radial 18 / Air / W.I.

Grumman F8F Bearcat

F8F, G-58 Production / XF8F-2 Conversion
1 / Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp R-2800 2100hp - 2300hp Radial 18 / Air / W.I.

Grumman S2F (S-2) Tracker

S2F, TF, WF, CS2F Production
2 / Wright Cyclone R-1820 1425hp, 1525hp Radial 9 / Air / W.I.

Lockheed P2V (P-2) Neptune

P2V Production*
2 / Wright Cyclone R-3350 2300hp - 2500hp Radial 18 / Air / T.C. / W.I.
* P2V-7 Production / P2V-5F, P2V-6F Conversions with
additional 2 Westinghouse J34-WE, 3400lbst, jet-pods.

North American T-28 Trojan

XT-28, T-28A Production
1 / Wright Cyclone R-1300 800hp Radial 9 / Air
T-28B, T-28C Production / T-28D Conversion
1 / Wright Cyclone R-1820 1300hp - 1425hp Radial 9 / Air

Bell H-13 Sioux

YH-13 to H-13E, HTL, Model 47 Production
H-13K Conversion
1 / Franklin 6V4 O-335 175hp - 225hp Opposed 6 / Air
H-13G to OH-13T, HTL, HUL, Model 47
Production / Model 207 Conversion
1 / Lycoming O-435 200hp - 280hp Opposed 6 / Air
Model 47G-4 Production
1 / Lycoming O-540 280hp Opposed 6 / Air
Westland Sioux Production
1 / Avco (Lycoming) O-435 270hp Opposed 6 / Air

Hiller H-23 Raven

Model 360, Model UH-12 to UH-12C,
YH-23 to H-23C, HTE Production
1 / Franklin O-335 (6V4) 178hp - 200hp Opposed 6 / Air
Model UH-12D, H-23D Production
1 / Lycoming VO-435 250hp Opposed 6 / Air
Model UH-12E, H-23F, H-23G,
CH-112, HT.Mk. 2 Production
1 / Lycoming VO-540 305hp Opposed 6 / Air
Model UH-12L Production
1 / Textron-Lycoming TIVO-540 300hp Opposed 6 / Air / S.D.

Kaman H-43 Huskie

YH-22, HTK Production
1 / Lycoming O-435 235hp - 240hp Opposed 6 / Air
HOK, HUK, H-43 Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney Wasp R-1340 600hp Radial 9 / Air

Piasecki (Vertol) H-21 Workhorse / Shawnee

HRP Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney Wasp R-1340 600hp Radial 9 / Air
H-21 Production
1 / Wright Cyclone R-1820 1250hp - 1425hp Radial 9 / Air
Civil Model 44 Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp R-1830 1425hp Radial 14 / Air

Sikorsky H-5 Dragonfly

R-5, H-5, HO3S, S-51 Production / R-5D*, HO2S Conversions
1 / Pratt & Whitney Wasp Junior R-985 450hp, 600hp* Radial 9 / Air
Westland Production
1 / Alvis Leonides 521 540hp Radial 9 / Air
1 / Pratt & Whitney Wasp Junior R-985 450hp Radial 9 / Air

Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw

H-19, HO4S, HRS, S-55 Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney Wasp R-1340 550hp - 600hp Radial 9 / Air
H-19, HO4S, HRS, S-55,
Westland Whirlwind Production
1 / Wright Cyclone R-1300 700hp - 800hp Radial 9 / Air
Westland Whirlwind Production
1 / Alvis Leonides Mk. 155 750hp Radial 14 / Air

Sikorsky H-34 Choctaw

H-34, HSS, HUS, S-58 Production
1 / Wright Cyclone R-1820 1525hp Radial 9 / Air

Sikorsky H-37 Mojave

HR2S, H-37 Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp R-2800 1900hp, 2100hp Radial 18 / Air

DeHavilland C-7 Caribou

C-7 Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp R-2000 1450hp Radial 14 / Air

TURBOPROP / TURBOSHAFT ENGINES

1st Column Number of engines / manufacturer.
2nd Column Engine name / engine designation + (civil designation).
3rd Column Maximum power output range across aircraft production run.
4th Column Engine type.

Beechcraft T-34 Mentor

YT-34C Conversion / T-34C, T-34C-1 Production
1 / P&W Canada PT6A 400shp, 550shp 3-bladed Turboprop

Cessna L-19 Bird Dog

XL-19B Production
1 / Boeing XT50-BO 210shp 2-bladed Turboprop
XL-19C Production
1 / Continental XT51-T* 260shp 2-bladed Turboprop
* based on the Turbomeca Artouste II.

Cessna O-2 Super Skymaster

O-2TT Conversion
2 / Allison T63-A (250-B15) 317shp 3-bladed Turboprop

Convair T-29 / C-131 Samaritan

YC-131C, C-131H Conversions
2 / Allison T56-A (501-D) 3750shp 4-bladed Turboprop

Douglas C-124 Globemaster II

YC-124B Conversion
4 / Pratt & Whitney T34-P 5500shp 3-bladed Turboprop

Douglas C-133 Cargomaster

C-133 Production
4 / Pratt & Whitney T34-P 6000shp - 7500shp 3-bladed Turboprop

Grumman OV-1 Mohawk

AO-1 (OV-1) Production
2 / Lycoming T53-L 960shp - 1400shp 3-bladed Turboprop

Lockheed P2V (P-2) Neptune

P-2J Production* / P2V-7 Kai Conversion
2 / General Electric T64-GE 2850shp 3-bladed Turboprop
* additional 2 Westinghouse J34-WE, 3085lbst, jet-pods.

North American T-28 Trojan

YAT-28E Conversion
1 / Lycoming T55-L 2445shp 4-bladed Turboprop

North American OV-10 Bronco

YOV-10A Production
2 / Garrett AiResearch T76-G 600shp 3-bladed Turboprop
2 / Pratt & Whitney T74-P ? 3-bladed Turboprop
OV-10 Production / YOV-10D, OV-10D Conversions
2 / Garrett AiResearch T76-G 715shp - 1040shp 3-bladed Turboprop

Republic F-84 Thunderjet / Thunderstreak

XF-84H (XF-106) Conversion
1 / Allison T40-A 5850shp 3-bladed Turboprop

Bell H-13 Sioux

XH-13F Conversion
1 / Continental-Turbomeca Artouste T51-T 280shp Turboshaft
HUL-1M Production
1 / Allison T63-A 250shp Turboshaft

Bell OH-58 Kiowa

OH-4, OH-58, TH-57, TH-67, export Kiowa Production
OH-58C Conversion
1 / Allison T63-A (250-C20) 250shp - 420shp Turboshaft
OH-58D, D(I), D(R) Conversions
1 / RR-Allison T703-AD (250-C30) 650shp Turboshaft

Hiller H-23 Raven

Model UH-12E (T designated) Production & Conversions
1 / Allison 250-C20 400shp Turboshaft

Kaman H-43 Huskie

H-43B, HH-43F Production
1 / Lycoming T53-L 860shp, 825shp Turboshaft
Model K-1125 Conversion
2 / Boeing YT60 500shp Turboshaft
2 / Pratt & Whitney PT6B 770shp Turboshaft

Kaman H-2 Seasprite

YUH-2A to UH-2B Production
1 / General Electric T58-GE 875shp - 1250shp Turboshaft
SH-2F Production
UH-2C, HH-2D, SH-2F Conversions
2 / General Electric T58-GE 1250shp - 1350shp Turboshaft
SH-2G Production
Y/SH-2G Conversions
2 / General Electric T700-GE 1723shp Turboshaft


General Electric T58-GE-8F 1,350 shp turbine engine
from a New Zealand Navy SH-2F.
Christchurch, New Zealand, 2006.

Piasecki (Vertol) H-21 Workhorse / Shawnee

XH-21D Conversion
2 / General Electric T58-GE 1400shp Turboshaft

Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw

Westland Whirlwind Production
1 / RR-Bristol Siddeley Gnome H.1000 1050shp Turboshaft

Sikorsky H-34 Choctaw

HSS-1F Conversion
2 / General Electric T58-GE 1050shp Turboshaft
S-58T Conversions
2 / P&W Canada PT6T Twin Pac 1800shp Turboshaft
Westland Wessex Production
2 / RR-Bristol Siddeley Gnome H.1200 1350shp Turboshaft
1 / Napier Gazelle Mk. 161 1450shp Turboshaft
2 / Napier Gazelle Mk. 165 1600shp Turboshaft

Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe

S-64, CH-54 Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney T73-P (JFTD12) 4050shp - 4800shp Turboshaft

Sikorsky H-3 Sea King

H-3*, S-61 Production / HH-3A, NH-3A** Conversions
2 / General Electric T58-GE 1050shp - 1500shp Turboshaft
* Japanese production licence built by
  Ishikawajima-Harima as CT58-IHI.
** additional 2 P&W J60-P, 3000lbst, jet-pods.
Civil S-61 Production
2 / General Electric CT58-GE 1250shp - 1500shp Turboshaft
Westland Sea King, Commando Production
2 / RR-Bristol Siddeley Gnome H.1400 1500shp - 1660shp Turboshaft

JET ENGINES

1st Column Number of engines / manufacturer.
2nd Column Engine name / engine designation + (civil designation).
3rd Column Maximum power output range across aircraft production run.
4th Column Engine type.

Boeing B-47 Stratojet

XB-47 Production
6 / General Electric J35-GE 3750lbst Turbojet
2nd XB-47, B-47 Production
6 / General Electric J47-GE 5000lbst - 7200lbst Turbojet
XB-47D Conversion
2 / General Electric
2 / Wright
J47-GE
T49-W
5800lbst
9710shp
Turbojet +
4-bladed Turboprop

Cessna T-37 Tweet / A-37 Dragonfly

T-37 Production
2 / Continental J69-T* 920lbst - 1025 lbst Turbojet
* licence built version of the French Turbomeca Marbore I.
A-37B Production / YAT-37D, A-37A Conversions
2 / General Electric J85-GE 2400lbst - 2850lbst Turbojet

Convair B-36 Peacemaker

YB-36G (YB-60) Conversion
8 / Pratt & Whitney J57-P 9000lbst Turbojet

Convair B-58 Hustler

B-58 Production
4 / General Electric J79-GE 15600lbst Turbojet

Convair F-102 Delta Dagger / F-106 Delta Dart

F-102 Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney J57-P 9700lbst - 17000lbst Turbojet
F-106 Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney J57-P 17200lbst Turbojet

Douglas A3D (A-3) Skywarrior / B-66 Destroyer

XA3D-1 Production
2 / Westinghouse J40-WE 7000lbst Turbojet
A3D Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney J57-P 9700lbst - 12400lbst Turbojet
B-66 Production
2 / Allison J71-A 10000lbst - 10200lbst Turbojet
X-21 Conversion
2 / General Electric J79-GE 9400lbst Turbojet

Douglas A4D (A-4) Skyhawk

XA4D-1 to A4D-2N Production
1 / Wright J65-W* 7200lbst - 7800lbst Turbojet
* licence built version of Bristol-Siddeley Sapphire.
YA4D-5 to TA-4KU Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney J52-P 8500lbst - 11200lbst Turbojet
A-4L Conversion
1 / Wright J65-W* 8400lbst Turbojet
* licence built version of Bristol-Siddeley Sapphire.
A/TA-4SU Conversion
1 / General Electric F404-GE 11000lbst Turbofan

Douglas C-9 Nightingale / Skytrain II

C-9 Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney JT8D 14500lbst Low-bypass Turbofan

Fairchild C-123 Provider

XC-123A Production
4 / General Electric J47-GE 5300lbst Turbojet

General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark

F-111 Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney TF30-P 11500lbst - 12500lbst Turbofan

Grumman F9F (F-9) Panther / Cougar

F9F Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney J42-P* 5700lbst Turbojet
1 / Allison J33-A 4600lbst - 6350lbst Turbojet
1 / Pratt & Whitney J48-P** 6250lbst - 7250lbst Turbojet
* licence built version of Rolls Royce Nene.
** licence built version of Rolls Royce Tay.

Grumman A-6 Intruder

A-6 Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney J52-P 8500lbst - 11200lbst Turbojet
A-6F Conversion
2 / General Electric F404-GE 10800lbst Low-bypass Turbofan

Grumman F-14 Tomcat

F-14A Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney TF30-P 20900lbst Turbofan
F-14A(Plus), F-14D Production
2 / General Electric F110-GE 28200lbst Turbofan
YF-14B Conversions
2 / Pratt & Whitney F401-P 28100lbst Turbofan
2 / General Electric F101DFE 27400lbst Turbofan

Lockheed C-141 Starlifter

C-141 Production
4 / Pratt & Whitney TF33-P 20950lbst Turbofan


Two of the four Pratt & Whitney TF33-P engines on
C-141C Starlifter s/n: 66-0152.
Christchurch Intl. Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2005.

Lockheed Shooting Star Series

XP-80 Production
1 / DeHavilland Goblin H.1B 2460lbst Turbojet
XP-80A to FP-80A Production
1 / General Electric J33-GE 3850lbst Turbojet
P-80B, P-80C, T-33, T2V, F-94A, F-94B Production
XP-80B Conversion
1 / Allison J33-A 4000lbst - 6100lbst Turbojet
T-33 Canada Production
1 / Rolls Royce Nene RNe.10 5100lbst Turbojet
YF-97A, F-94C Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney J48-P* 8750lbst Turbojet
* licence built version of Rolls Royce Tay.

Lockheed F-104 Starfighter

XF-104 Production
1 / Wright J65-W* 7200lbst Turbojet
* licence built version of Bristol-Siddeley Sapphire.
F-104 & foreign F-104 Production
1 / General Electric J79-GE** 8950lbst - 11870lbst Turbojet
** licence built in Canada by Orenda Engines.
** licence built in Japan by Ishikawajima-Harima.

Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk

XST Have Blue Production
2 / General Electric J85-GE ? Turbojet
F-117 Production
2 / General Electric F404-GE 10800lbst Low-bypass Turbofan

Lockheed S-3 Viking

S-3 Production
2 / General Electric TF34-GE 9275lbst Low-bypass Turbofan

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

A-12, YF-12A, SR-71 Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney J58-P 31500lbst - 32500lbst Turbojet

McDonnell F-101 Voodoo

F-88 Production
2 / Westinghouse J34-WE 3000lbst Turbojet
F-101 Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney J57-P 11700lbst - 11990lbst Turbojet

McDonnell F2H (F-2) Banshee

F2H Production
2 / Westinghouse J34-WE 3000lbst - 3600lbst Turbojet

McDonnell F3H (F-3) Demon

XF3H-1, F3H-1N Production
1 / Westinghouse J40-WE 7200lbst - 14750lbst Turbojet
F3H-2 to F3H-2N Production
1 / Allison J71-A 9700lbst Turbojet

McDonnell F-4 Phantom II

YF4H-1 to F-4J Production
2 / General Electric J79-GE 16150lbst - 17900lbst Turbojet
F-4K, F-4M Production
2 / Rolls Royce Spey 201, 202, 203 20515lbst Turbofan

North American F-86 Sabre / F-100 Super Sabre

XF-86 Production
1 / Chevrolet J35-C 3750lbst Turbojet
F-86A to F-86K Production
1 / General Electric J47-GE 5200lbst - 5970lbst Turbojet
YF-86H, F-86H Production
1 / General Electric J73-GE 8920lbst Turbojet
F-86 Australia Production
1 / Rolls Royce Avon RA.7 7500lbst Turbojet
1 / (RR) CAC Avon 20, 26 7500lbst Turbojet
F-86 Canada Production
1 / Avro Orenda 3, 10, 14 6000lbst - 7275lbst Turbojet
YF-93A Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney J48-P* 8750lbst Turbojet
* licence built version of Rolls Royce Tay.
XFJ-1 Production
1 / General Electric J35-GE 3820lbst Turbojet
FJ-1 Production
1 / Allison J35-A 4000lbst Turbojet
XFJ-2 to XFJ-2B Production
1 / General Electric J47-GE 5200lbst - 6000lbst Turbojet
FJ-3 to FJ-4B Production / XFJ-3 Conversion
1 / Wright J65-W* 7650lbst - 7700lbst Turbojet
* licence built version of Bristol-Siddeley Sapphire.
F-100 Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney J57-P 9500lbst - 11700lbst Turbojet
YF-107A Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney J75-P 23500lbst Turbojet

North American A3J (A-3) Vigilante

A3J Production
2 / General Electric J79-GE 16150lbst - 17860lbst Turbojet

North American T-2 Buckeye

YT2J-1, T2J-1 Production
1 / Westinghouse J34-WE 3400lbst Turbojet
T-2B Production / YT-2B Conversion
2 / Pratt & Whitney J60-P 3000lbst Turbojet
T-2C to T-2E Production / YT-2C Conversion
2 / General Electric J85-GE 2950lbst Turbojet

Northrop F-89 Scorpion

F-89 Production / YF-89A Conversion
2 / Allison J35-A 4000lbst - 5200lbst Turbojet
YF-89E Conversion
2 / Allison J71-A 9500lbst Turbojet

Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter

N-156F, F-5 Production / YF-5B-21 Conversion
2 / General Electric J85-GE 3850lbst - 5000lbst Turbojet
F-5G Production / X-29 Conversion
1 / General Electric F404-GE 16000lbst Low-bypass Turbofan

Republic F-84 Thunderjet / Thunderstreak

XF-84 Production
1 / General Electric J35-GE 3750lbst Turbojet
YF-84A to YF-84F, F-84G Production
1 / Allison J35-A 3750lbst - 5600lbst Turbojet
YF-84F to RF-84F Production
1 / Wright / Buick J65-W / -B* 7000lbst - 7800lbst Turbojet
* licence built version of Bristol-Siddeley Sapphire.
XF-84J Conversion
1 / General Electric J73-GE 8920lbst Turbojet

Republic F-105 Thunderchief

YF-105A Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney J57-P 15000lbst Turbojet
F-105 Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney J75-P 16470lbst - 17200lbst Turbojet

Vought F8U (F-8) Crusader / A-7 Corsair II

XF8U-1 to F-8E(FN) Production
XF8U-1T, YF8U-2, RF-8G Conversions
1 / Pratt & Whitney J57-P 14800lbst - 18000lbst Turbojet
XF8U-3 Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney J75-P 24500lbst - 26000lbst Turbojet
YA-7A to YA-7D Production
1 / Pratt & Whitney TF30-P 11350lbst - 12200lbst Turbofan
YA-7D to A-7K Production
1 / Allison TF41-A* 14500lbst - 15000lbst Turbofan
* licence built version of Rolls Royce Spey.

Martin B-57

B-57A to B-57E Production
2 / Wright / Buick J65-W / -B* 7220lbst Turbojet
* licence built version of Bristol-Siddeley Sapphire.
RB-57D Production
2 / Pratt & Whitney J57-P 10500lbst Turbojet
RB-57F Conversion*
2 / Pratt & Whitney TF33-P 16500lbst Turbofan
* additional 2 Pratt & Whitney J60-P, 2900lbst, jet-pods.

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