Airesearch GTCP85 Gas Turbine Jet Engine MA1A Start Cart Complete & Running For Sale
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Airesearch GTCP85 Gas Turbine Jet Engine MA1A Start Cart Complete & Running :
This sale is for oneGarrett Airesearch MA1A Start Cart with aGTCP85Turbine Engine , RUNNING and COMPLETE. We ran it upand found it to be operating within spec.s.You can see this unit running on youtube You will need only fuel and a 24V power source. Thesecarts where/are usedto air start various fighter jets. A nice package enclosed in atrailer they are designed to be a completely self-contained unit forthe combat arena. As such they includeall systems including oil pump/reservoir/cooler, fuel pump/controller,electric starterand all other ancillary systems.The "rated" HP is350however it was and is common practice for defense contractors to "de-rate" an existing engine as much as 50% .in order to meet offer parametersthereby avoiding the expense of designing an entirely new engine.Thisunit is a complete package , easy to run and good for the beginner , hobbiest or tinkerer/inventor. It should provide thousands of hours of trouble free service having been designed and constructed to provide this in the most demanding of circumstances. We have some spares but parts are readily available as this engine is still in service around the world.
A complete set of manuals is included with the engine as well as technical help if needed. I will arrange shipping but BUYER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL SHIPPING COSTS. We also have running engines removed from the cart available.
These engines are extremely well designed and constructed as required by military specifications for combat aircraft . Spec.'s as follows;
Total Weight 284 lbs
Length 42.5 in
Height 26.0 in
Fuel MIL-T-5624, Grade JP-4 or JP 5
Burn Est. 20 +Gph.
Pressure 28-50 PSI
Turbine Shaft Speed 100 % 40.800 +Rpm
Max Over speed 64,000 Rpm
Exhaust temp Std-Dry 1000* F @ 80%
Max Temp 1225* F
HP.@ Shaft “Estimated” 350+ **Rated for Contract
**Rated for Contract – Many manufactures de-rate power output to meet contract requirements, this practice eliminates the need for redesign, increases engine life in some cases and provides greater engine versatility. Engine rated power output is often 50% or less of the actual power output. This % will vary with application and manufacturer. We list factory specs published as Estimated HP.
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