Kuznetsov NK-8
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Kuznetsov NK-8

The NK-8 was a low-bypass turbofan engine built by the Kuznetsov Design Bureau, in the 90 kN (20,000 lbf) thrust class. It powered production models of the Ilyushin Il-62 and the Tupolev Tu-154A and B models.


93.2 kN (20,950 lbf) (Tupolev Tu-154)
103.0 kN (23,150 lbf) (Ilyushin Il-62)


Specifications (NK-8-2)

An installed NK-8

Data from Jane's all the World's Aircraft 1982-83.[1]

General characteristics

  • Type: Two-shaft turbofan
  • Length: 4,762 mm (187.5 in)
  • Diameter: 1,442 mm (56.8 in)
  • Dry weight: 2,100 kg (4,600 lb)


  • Compressor: Two stage axial fan, two-stage IP compressor, six-stage HP compressor
  • Combustors: Annular (139 burners)
  • Turbine: Single-stage HP turbine, two-stage LP turbine
  • Fuel type: Avtur
  • Oil system: Pressure feed


See also

Related development

Comparable engines

Related lists


  1. ^ Taylor, John W.R., ed. (1983). Jane's all the World's Aircraft 1982-83. London: Jane's Publishing Company. p. 752. ISBN 978-0-7106-0748-5.

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