Olympus 593 - Concorde Development Report 700291

This paper reports the development status of the Olympus 593 engine, especially designed to satisfy the highly demanding performance qualifications of the Concorde aircraft. Design and development programs are discussed in detail and the particular objectives, present and future, are examined from the viewpoints of reliability, maintainability, and operational capability. Especially interesting are the efforts and ingenious ways applied to expedite development by safely continuing test runs of bench machines known to have mechanical defects.


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