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The de Havilland UK In 1920 Geoffrey de Havilland changed the name of his company Airco, where he had previously been chief designer, to the De Havilland Aircraft Company. ...De Havilland Ghost was a A Pratt and Whitney turbofan engine for the F_15 Eagle is tested at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, USA. The tunnel behind the engine muffles noise and allows exhaust to escape. ...turbojet engine. It was 1950 developement of the Goblin.

Designed by Frank B Halford along similar lines to the Sir Frank Whittle (June 1, 1907 - August 9, 1996) was a Royal Air Force officer who invented the jet engine in England while Hans von Ohain was inventing the same in Germany. ...Whittle engines it had a Also called a radial blower, squirrel cage, or squirrel wheel compressor, a centrifugal compressor consists of an axle to which is mounted a cylindrical assembly of compressor blades. ...centrifugal compressor but 10 straight through combusters rather than reverse_flow. It had a central bifurcated intake 1.


  • Ghost 45 rated at 4,400 lbf (29.7 kN)
  • Ghost 48 rated at 4,850 lbf (21.6 kN)
  • Ghost 50 rated at 5,000 lbf (22.2 kN) thrust at 10,000 rpm with a weight of 2011 lb (912 kg) 1.
  • Ghost 50 Mk2 rated at 5,125 lbf (22.8 kN)
  • Ghost 103 rated at 4,850 lbf (21.6 kN)
  • Ghost 104 rated at 4,950 lbf (22.0 kN)
  • Ghost 105 rated at 5,150 lbf (22.9 kN)


  • De Havilland Comet _ Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...De Havilland Comet airliner.
  • J 29 Tunnan was a Swedish Fighter aircraft designed and manufactured by SAAB History In the wake of the Second World War it was decided that Sweden needed a strong airdefence and it should be built around the hottest new technology around, jetengines. ...Saab Tunnan
  • The de Havilland DH.112 Venom was a single_seat and two_seat jet fighter_bomber and night_fighter of the Royal Air Force , while a navalised variant, the DH.112 Sea Venom, saw service with the Fleet Air Arm (FAA), the air_branch of the Royal Navy (RN), and...De Havilland Venom
  • The Avro 691 Lancastrian was a passenger and mail transport aircraft of the 1940s. ..."Ghost_Lancastrian"


  • 1 RAF Museum (http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/cosford/collections/engines/engine-collection.cfm?engine-type-id=4)
  • 2 British Jet Engine Website (http://www.aoxj32.dsl.pipex.com/NewFiles/deHavData.html) by Paul Giverin

This list of aircraft is sorted alphabetically, beginning with the name of the manufacturer (or, in certain cases, designer). ...List of aircraft | This is a list of aircraft manufacturers (in alphabetic order). ...Aircraft manufacturers | List of aircraft engines: Piston engines Allison V_1710 BMW 801 Bristol Aquila Bristol Centaurus Bristol Hercules Bristol Jupiter Bristol Mercury Bristol Pegasus Bristol Perseus Bristol Phoenix Bristol Taurus Continental O_200 Daimler_Benz DB 601 de Havilland Gipsy Major Hispano_Suiza 12Y Hispano_Suiza 12Z Hitachi Hatsukaze Gnome Monosoupape...Aircraft engines | _1...Aircraft engine manufacturers

This list of commercial airports is indexed by their three_letter alphanumeric IATA airport code: The following web address (http://www. ...Airports | This is a list of airlines in operation. ...Airlines | This is a list of Air Forces, sorted alphabetically by country. ...Air forces | This is a list of aircraft weapons, past and present. ...Aircraft weapons | Below is a list of (links to pages on) missiles, sorted alphabetically by country of origin. ...Missiles | This is a timeline of aviation history. ...Timeline of aviation

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Initial flight of the first prototype was on 20 September 1943, with Geoffrey de Havilland JR, company chief test pilot and son of the founder, at the controls.
De Havilland had developed this technology and put it to good use with the company's Mosquito and Hornet aircraft.
After the end of the war, the studies focused on a tailless airliner with four de Havilland Ghost turbojets (an improved follow-on to the Goblin, discussed in a later chapter) that was given the company designation of "DH.108".
Australia's Museum of Flight - Sea Venom. (1054 words)
De Havilland Sea Venom FAW53 (WZ937, 211/Y) On 10 OCT 1955 it arrived at Hurn, Hampshire, England.
In 1965 known to be in storage at Hawker de Havillands in Bankstown.
De Havilland Sea Venom FAW53 (WZ935, 878/M) On 10 OCT 1955 it arrived at Hurn, Hampshire, England.
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