Gluhareff Pressure Jet

EMG G8-2-130

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.

Eugene Gluhareff

Specifications

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

EngineG8-2-20G8-2-40G8-2-80G8-2-130
Length
(inches/mm)
36.0914.438.5978451143481219
Intake to CL Burner
(inches/mm)
25.5647.727.5698.536914.437939.8
Weight
(lbs/kg)
5.52.55.52.5219.53219.53
SFC Static
(lbs fuel per lb thrust per hour)
4.80.774.64.6*1.330.77
SFC Dynamic**
(lbs fuel per lb thrust per hour)
*1.33N/AN/AN/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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Application

BD-5 GLUHAREFF

Leolan Mcrorey est le premier propriétaire de BD-5 à  avoir équipé son appareil avec des pulsoréacteurs.Il s’agit de deux Gluhareff EMG G8-2-130. Ces derniers sont monté en podes, sur une barre en acier de chaque coté...

Icarus V Gluhareff

Seen at the 1979 Diamond Meet, it may be the first ultralight jet. Ted Ancona participated with his Icarus V powered by Gulhareff EMG pulse Jet. A lot of noise and a special situation for an ultralight since...

Whilling PJ1

le Whilling PJ-1 est propulsé par 2 pulso-réacteurs Gluhareff  G8-2-130R. Il devait avoir une vitesse de 550 Km/h pour un poids de 300 Kg. Les deux pulsoréacteurs étaient montés sur des pylônes positionnés directement...

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