Tumanskii RD-9

Initially known as the Mikulin AM-5, this turbojet was renamed the Tumanskii RD-9 when Mikulin fell out of favour in 1956.
Including the Chinese WP-6 version, the RD-9 family remained in production until 1990 with over 72,000 built.


  • RD-9BF: 7,275 lb (32 kN) afterburning thrust


  • Turbojet
  • Compressor: 9-stage axial
  • Turbine: 2-stage axial
  • Mass flow: 102 lbs/sec
  • Pressure ratio: 7.4

used by

  • MiG-19 "Farmer"