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