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Manufacturer Name: RD-1. Designer: Glushko. Developed in: 1941-45. Application: Take-off acelleration of Pe-2, La-7, Yak-3, Su-6 airplanes. Propellants: Nitric acid/Kerosene Thrust(vac): 300 kgf. Thrust(vac): 2.94 kN. Isp: 200 sec. Mass Engine: 56 kg. Chambers: 1. Chamber Pressure: 20.00 bar. Country: Russia. Status: Developed 1941-45. References: 342 . Comments: The RD-1 was the first Russian liquid propellant rocket engine. Production 1944-45. Ignition was by an ethane-air mixture.
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