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Posted 3/9/2015 Printable Fact Sheet
Rolls Royce Avon MK 203
DAYTON, Ohio -- Rolls Royce Avon MK 203 on display in the Research & Development Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Note: This engine is located in the Research & Development Gallery on a controlled-access portion of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Click here for requirements to visit this gallery.

The Avon MK 203 is an axial flow turbojet engine similar to the Avon RA.28-49 used to power the vertical landing Ryan X-13 Vertijet aircraft. This engine was donated to the museum in July 1986 by Rolls Royce Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland.

Model: RA.28 (204)
Compressor: 15-stage axial flow
Turbine: Two-stage axial flow
Thrust: 10,000 lbs. maximum
Weight: 2,890 lbs.

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