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LR54
Rocketdyne H2O2/Kerosene rocket engine. After the failure of the Reaction Motors XLR-40 for use in the F8U-1 fighter, Vought elected to continue the project using the XLR-54 . Project never reached flight status

AKA: XLR54-NA-1. Thrust: 26.40 kN (5,935 lbf).

After the failure of the Reaction Motors XLR-40 for use in the F8U-1 fighter, Vought elected to continue the project using a Rocketdyne XLR-54 engine which gave 6000 pounds of thrust. Although the project never reached flight status, dummy engines were installed above the F8U-1's tail cone just behind the rudder.

Propellant Formulation: H2O2/JP-4.



Subtopics

AR1 Rocketdyne h2o2/kerosene rocket engine. Engine for FJ-4F naval interceptor.

AR2-3 Rocketdyne h2o2/kerosene rocket engine. Future-X Demonstrator Engine. Gas generator, pump-fed. Heritage technology in evaluation for current applications. X-37 Reusable Upper Stage Vehicle.

Family: Storable liquid. Country: USA. Propellants: H2O2/Kerosene. Agency: Rocketdyne.

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