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The Tools of Olympus 593 Development: A review of the engine test facilities and the development programme for the Concorde engine

P.J. Johnson (Head of Olympus 593 Performance Dept., Bristol Engine Division, Rolls‐Royce Ltd.)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 March 1968

Abstract

IN recent years there have been many papers covering the choice of powerplant for the supersonic transport aeroplane and several relating specifically to the Concorde. The subjects which have been covered include the choice of engine cycle, development history, propulsion controls and other design aspects. In the majority of these papers the environmental conditions which the supersonic engine experiences have been stressed but only brief references have been made to the ways and means whereby these conditions can be simulated on the test bed or in altitude test facilities.

Citation

Johnson, P.J. (1968), "The Tools of Olympus 593 Development: A review of the engine test facilities and the development programme for the Concorde engine", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 40 No. 3, pp. 31-38. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb034353

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