Altitude-ignition limit of a turbojet engine using a condenser-discharge ignition system / John C. Armstrong

Armstrong, John C.
naca-rm-e51f11
1951


The altitude-ignition limits of a condenser-discharge ignition system installed on a turbojet engine were determined at a flight Mach number of 0.6 using 1.1-pound Reid vapor pressure fuel. Ignition was possible up to an altitude of 55,000 feet with 4.8 joules per spark and 6 sparks per second.

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