Combat and training aircraft engines
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Wholly designed, developed and produced by Safran Aircraft Engines, the M88 and M53 power the Rafale and Mirage, respectively, two of the world's highest performance multirole fighters. Perfectly suited to a wide range of combat missions, these engines have largely proven their qualities in theaters around the world.

Larzac: setting the standard in jet trainer engines

The Larzac® engine has passed the mark of 4 million flight-hours. In service for more than 45 years, it powers the Alpha Jet trainer, de­ployed by ten air forces worldwide.

The Larzac® develops about 3,200 lb of thrust and features a fully redundant FADEC control unit. It is the bench­mark in its thrust class, ideally suited to either training or tactical support missions, powering single- or twin-en­gine aircraft. Furthermore, the Larzac® features a modular design, for easier maintenance and extended service life. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS
 
Thrust (lbf)  3,192
Specific fuel consumption (lb/lbf.h) 0.74
Airflow (lb/s) 63.05
Turbine entry temperature (K) 1,433 (2,120°F)
Pressure ratio 11.10
Bypass ratio 1.04
Length (in) 46.73
Inlet diameter (in) 17.80
Weight (lbs) 650
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