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EMG G8-2-130

Gluhareff Pressure Jet

The Gluhareff Pressure Jet is a valveless pulse jet. It was invented by Eugene Michael Gluhareff, a Russian engineer who moved to the United States in the early 1920s.

Eugene wanted to use it as a power plant for personal helicopters and light aircraft.

 

 

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Eugene Gluhareff avec entre les mains un EMG G8-2-130.
Specifications

Eugene's Pulse jet was a fully throttleable jet engine available in 20-lb, 40-lb, 80-lb, and 130-lb thrust sizes.

Engine
G8-2-20
G8-2-40
G8-2-80
G8-2-130
Length
(inches/mm)
36.0
914.438.5
978
45
1143
48
1219
Intake to CL Burner
(inches/mm)
25.5
647.727.5
698.5
36
914.4
37
939.8
Weight
(lbs/kg)
5.5 2.55.5
2.5
21
9.53
21
9.53
SFC Static
(lbs fuel per lb thrust per hour)
4.8
0.77
4.6
4.6
*1.33
0.77
SFC Dynamic**
(lbs fuel per lb thrust per hour)
*1.33
N/A
N/A
N/A

* Oval intake/round intake
** With ram air intake, SFC declines with increased speed. SFC at 293 ft/sec (89.4 m/sec) is approximately 1/3 of static value.

 

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