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    A NEW YJ-93 TURBO JET ENGINE WAS ON DISPLAY AT THE ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION IN WASHINGTON, D.

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    Background: A NEW YJ-93 TURBO JET ENGINE WAS ON DISPLAY AT THE ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

    SIX OF THESE ENGINES...EACH WITH A THRUST OF 30 THOUSAND POUNDS...WILL POWER THE U.S.AIR FORCE'S XB-70, A BOMBER WHICH WILL HAVE A TOP SPEED OF THREE TIMES THE SPEED OF SOUND.

    THE NEW ENGINE IS 20 FEET LONG, AND HAS A "THRUST TO WEIGHT" RATIO OF MORE THAN 5 TO 1.IT WAS MANUFACTURED BY THE GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABOJHBED38BO8IKJTIO50TA05M
    Media URN:
    VLVABOJHBED38BO8IKJTIO50TA05M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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