Engines: Air Jet / Rocket

Vintage airplane jet and rocket engines on display at various museums.


Pratt & Whitney J-33

Warhawk Air Museum; Nampa, Idaho 2021


Pratt & Whitney J-34

Tillamook Air Museum 2021


Pratt & Whitney J-48 (JT7 Turbo-Wasp)

Used for powering fighters such as the F9F-5 Panther, F9F-6 Cougar and F-94 Starfire

Evergreen Museum 2018


Pratt & Whitney J-52

Tillamook Air Museum 2021


Pratt & Whitney J-58 (JT11D-20)

Used for powering the SR-71 Blackbird (and other variants)

Evergreen Museum 2018


Pratt & Whitney J-79

Tillamook Air Museum 2021


Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7A

Used for powering passenger planes like the Boeing 747

Evergreen Museum 2018


General Electric YF-101-100

This is one of 23 flight test engines for the prototype of the B-1A bomber. During the tests at Edwards AFB the B-1A reached speeds of Mach 2.3 (1,450 mph)

South Dakota Air Museum 2021


General Electric J47

Used to replace the J35 in the prototype for the F-86 Sabre

South Dakota Air Museum 2021


General Electric T-50

Tillamook Air Museum 2021


General Electric T-64

Tillamook Air Museum 2021


Lycoming T-53 Engine

Tillamook Air Museum 2021


Rolls-Royce Nene

HFF, Paine Field 2019


Rolls-Royce Avon

Museum of Flight’s Restoration Hangar 2017

This is the engine that powers the DH.106 Comet 4C


Tumansky R-29 Soviet TurboJet

Used for powering modern Soviet fighters like the MiG-23 Flogger, MiG-27 and Su-22

Evergreen Museum 2018


Klimov VK-1

Used for powering Soviet fighters like the MiG-15 Fagot and MiG-17 Fresco

NMoUSAF 2018



Unidentified jet engines

Evergreen Museum 2018


Yanks Air Museum, Chino 2018


Tillamook Air Museum 2021