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40AL
Aerojet Nitric acid/Amine rocket engine family. 4000 lbf nominal, developed for aircraft assisted take-off applications, 1943-1948.

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40XAL-4000 Aerojet Nitric acid/Amine rocket engine. Development begun July 1943. Gasoline engine driven pumps. Also 40ALD-6000 and 60ALD-8000 versions First flight 1945.

38ALDW-1500 Aerojet Nitric acid/Amine rocket engine. Development begun July 1943. Regeneratively cooled. Also a few 45ALDW-1500 were built. Droppable version. First flight 1945.

40ALD-3000 Aerojet Nitric acid/Amine rocket engine. Development begun October 1943. Droppable version, pressure fed, regeneratively cooled, supplied with 331 kg of propellant. First flight 1945.

X60ALD-4000 Aerojet Nitric acid/Amine rocket engine. ATO for XB-45, B-45A. Development begun May 1946. Pressurizing tank surrounded propellant tanks. Regeneratively cooled. Parachute for dropping and recovery after takeoff.

Acid-Aniline 4000 lbf thrust Aerojet Nitric acid/Amine rocket engine. Development begun December 1946. Engine design and testing

Northrop sled 4000 lbf thrust Aerojet rocket engine. Development begun 1948.

X45ALD-4000 Aerojet Nitric acid/Amine rocket engine. Development begun June 1948. Regenerative cooling, nitrogen pressure-fed, droppable but no recoverable. Early version using XLR-13-AJ-1 thrust chamber assembly.



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