Nozzle, Rocket , Solid Fuel, 12AS-1000D-5, JATO (Jet-Assisted-Take-Off) Unit

Nozzle, Rocket , Solid Fuel, 12AS-1000D-5, JATO (Jet-Assisted-Take-Off) Unit

     

This is the nozzle for a 12AS-1000D-5 JATO (Jet-Assisted-Take-Off) rocket motor, developed and manufactured by the Aerojet Engineering Corporation and used to help lift light aircraft or for rescue operations. The motor produced one thousand pounds of thrust for twelve seconds. One of the most popular JATOs, the 12AS-1000D-5 was the first to be type certified by the Civilian Aviation Authority (certification R-1).

Aerojet gave this nozzle to the Museum in 1948.

Gift of Aerojet Engineering Corporation

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Aerojet Engineering Corp.

Date
ca. 1947

Type
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines

Materials
Steel
Graphite
Copper Alloy
Paint
Aluminum
Dimensions
4 1/4" Diameter x 4 3/8"

This is the nozzle for a 12AS-1000D-5 JATO (Jet-Assisted-Take-Off) rocket motor, developed and manufactured by the Aerojet Engineering Corporation and used to help lift light aircraft or for rescue operations. The motor produced one thousand pounds of thrust for twelve seconds. One of the most popular JATOs, the 12AS-1000D-5 was the first to be type certified by the Civilian Aviation Authority (certification R-1).

Aerojet gave this nozzle to the Museum in 1948.

Gift of Aerojet Engineering Corporation

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Aerojet Engineering Corp.

Date
ca. 1947

Type
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines

Materials
Steel
Graphite
Copper Alloy
Paint
Aluminum
Dimensions
4 1/4" Diameter x 4 3/8"

ID: A19480011000