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YF-102 Turbofan Engine Blade

This blade came from the first YF-102/ALF 502 turbofan engine that Lycoming designed and manufactured. The YF-102 engine was used on the Northrop A-9, which lost the close air support aircraft competition to the Fairchild Republic A-10. (U.S. Air Force photo)

This blade came from the first YF-102/ALF 502 turbofan engine that Lycoming designed and manufactured. The YF-102 engine was used on the Northrop A-9, which lost the close air support aircraft competition to the Fairchild Republic A-10. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Note: This item is currently in storage.

This blade came from the first YF-102/ALF 502 turbofan engine that Lycoming designed and manufactured. The YF-102 engine was used on the Northrop A-9, which lost the close air support aircraft competition to the Fairchild Republic A-10.

Donated by Mr. Gordon T. Vail.

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