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Pratt & Whitney TF30

The Engine Specifications (TF30-P-3)
 
The TF30 was Pratt & Whitney's first afterburning turbofan.  Selected for the F-111, there were problems matching the engine with the aircraft, specifically the inlet system.  The P-412 version for the F-14 required redesign and various fixes eventually leading the aircraft to be re-engined with General Electric F110 engines.

First flown in 1964, the TF30 was in production through 1986.

Turbofan
Fan: 3-stage
Compressor: 6-stage LP, 7-stage HP
Turbine: 3-stage LP, 1-stage HP
Mass flow: 233 lbs/sec
Pressure ratio: 17.1
 
Models Used by
 
TF30-P-3: 10,750 lb (47.8 kN) thrust (without afterburner)
TF30-P-100: 25,100 lb (111.6 kN) thrust (with afterburner)
TF30-P-408: 13,400 lb (59.6 kN) thrust
TF30-P-412A: 20,900 lb (93 kN) thrust
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