Question: How much power does a jet engine have?

How much horsepower does a 747 jet engine have?

Approximately 120,000 horsepower on take-off, approximately 60,000 horsepower while cruising, total from four engines. 747 wins a “tug of war” match against Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, which has “only” about 100,000 total horsepower from three engines.

Can a jet engine power a car?

Putting an aircraft engine into an automobile may strike some as absurd. … For many, it’s the last kind of car one would imagine using a jet engine on. That’s exactly what a Telluride resident, as Motor1 reports, did to their 2008 Smart ForTwo. The car is no pushover now, as it’s able to do a whopping 2,000 hp.

What cars have jet engines?

These Cars All Have Aircraft Engines

  • 5 Bloodhound LSR- Aiming For 1,000mph.
  • 6 Plymouth Radial Air Truck – 1930s Retro Styled. …
  • 7 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II – V12 Merlin Power. …
  • 8 Lotus 56 Indy Car – Innovative Design. …
  • 9 Howmet TX – 2 Times Race Winner. …
  • 10 Brutus – Thirsty, Loud & Fire Spitting. …

Are jet cars faster than Top Fuel?

NHRA Top Fuel dragsters can exceed 280 mph in just 660 feet! … That from a standing start, NHRA Top Fuel dragsters accelerate faster than a jumbo jet, a fighter jet, and a Formula One race car!

What plane has the most HP?

The Lycoming XR-7755 was the largest piston aircraft engine ever built in the United States, with 36 cylinders totaling about 7,750 in³ (127 L) of displacement and a power output of 5,000 horsepower (3,700 kilowatts).

Lycoming XR-7755.

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Manufacturer Lycoming
First run 1944
Produced 1944 out of production
Number built 2

How many engines did Titanic have?

Two reciprocating steam engines – with a combined output of 30,000 horsepower and each weighing 720 tonnes – and one low-pressure turbine powered the Titanic. They needed the steam produced by 29 boilers, each capable of holding more than 48 tonnes of water.

How much thrust does a 747 have?

A Boeing 747-400 has a maximum takeoff mass of 396,890 kg (910,000 lb). It is powered by four Pratt & Whitney PW4062 turbofans that produce a maximum thrust of 275 kN each.