Thunderstreak and Thunderflash Engine


The engines fitted to the F-84F Thunderstreak were the Curtiss-Wright J-65 W-1 or W-1A rated at 7,220 pounds static thrust, or W-3 or Buick J-65 B-3 or B-7 rated at 7,800 pounds static thrust.

The engines fitted to the RF-84F/K Thunderflash were the Curtiss-Wright J-65 W-3 or W-7 or Buick J-65 B-3 or B-7 rated at 7,800 pounds static thrust.


Curtiss-Wright J-65 engine

Curtiss-Wright J-65 axial flow engine as used in F-84F and RF-84F/K. I obtained this Curtiss-Wright promotional photo about 1954.


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