Turbofan engine with afterburner RD-33 was developed to power light frontline fighter MiG.
RD-33 engine family
Turbofan engine with afterburner RD-33 was developed to power light frontline fighter MiG. It is distinguished for its high gas dynamic stability to external perturbations including those caused by the use of onboard weapons. Due to this flight control has no limitations. RD-33 engine family was designed by the Klimov Company (Saint Petersburg). UMPO plans to start series production of the RD-33 engine family in cooperation with other UEC subsidiaries in 2018.
Double-shaft turbofan engine with afterburner for two-engine propulsion unit of MiG-29 fighter with common aircraft accessories gearbox and individual adjustable supersonic air inlet for each engine. It is operated in a wide range of heights and speeds.
It is a modification of RD-33 engine. Its engine accessories gearbox is located under the engine. It was designed for Chinese single-engine lightweight fighter FC-1. Its combat characteristics match with those of RD-33 Series 2 engine; TBO is 600 hours, specified life is 1200 hours.
Thrust at full afterburner, kgf
Thrust at max rating without afterburner, kgf
Specific fuel consumption (М), kg/kgf·h
Air consumption, kg/sec
Total pressure ratio
Engine inlet diameter, mm
Max diameter, mm
|Length, mm||4 230|
Dry weight, kg
||800/ 2 000|