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Engine – de Havilland Ghost 50

Serial No: n/a
Period: Post-WWII
Reference: 1987/0263/E
Museum: Cosford
Location: Hangar 1
On Display: Yes

The Ghost is larger and more powerful than the Goblin and is again distinguished from the Goblin by having only 10 combustion chambers.

The Ghost was developed with both a central intake and a bifurcated intake. Its main development and use was powering long-range civil aircraft, like the de Havilland Comet airliner, and the de Havilland Venom fighter.

The engine power has 5000lbs thrust at 10000rpm and its weight is 2011lbs.

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