Picture of J58 (SR-71 Engine) running hot at Edwards

Message posted by Randall on June 20, 2008 at 19:37:27 PST:

I never realized these things can get this hot and still function. I've read the engineers could have achieved twice the thrust with this design, but materials available at the time wouldn't take the stress.

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