2018 Madison Regatta July 6-July 8
Turbine Engine Test Fire:
- Maximum power output: 4,867 shp (3,631 kW)
- Overall pressure ratio: 9.32
- Turbine inlet temperature: 815 °C (power turbine inlet temperature)
- Power-to-weight ratio: (4,867 shp / 831 lbs) ~ 5.8568:1 shp/lb
First firing of the year for the GP-55 after a complete winter overhaul. This is a Chevy 468ci based engine running a 6-71 blower at 20 over on methanol. Approx HP 1500.