de Havilland Goblin

In 1941, de Havilland was invited to design a fighter and the jet engine to power it. The H.1 Goblin ("H" for designer Frank Halford) first flew in the D.H.100 Vampire for which it was designed in 1943.
The Goblin also powered the prototype XP-80 Shooting Star


  • Goblin 3: 3,350 lb (14.9 kN) thrust


  • Turbojet
  • Compressor: 1-stage centrifugal
  • Turbine: single-stage
  • Mass flow: 63 lbs/sec

used by

  • de Havilland D.H.100 Vampire