Bombardier CRJ900 Engine GE CF34-8C5
The Bombardier CRJ900 engine is the General Electric - GE CF34-8C5 turbofan engine. Two GE CF34-8C5 engines are mounted on the tail section of the CRJ900 jet. According to the type certificate for the CRJ900 the GE CF34-8C5A1 is also available as an option for the CRJ900. The type certificate for the CF34-8C5 engine was issued by the FAA on April 12, 2002.
Below are specifications for the CRJ900 Engine the GE CF34-8C5. Information on the Engine is from the FAA type certificate for the CF34-8C5. Also note that the CF34-8C5A1 is very similar to the 8C5 and only the normal takeoff thrust figures are different (higher takeoff trust rating).
GE CF34-8C5 Specifications:
- Maximum Takeoff (5 min): 14,510 lb
- Normal Takeoff (5 min): 13,360 lb
- Maximum Continuous: 13,680 lb
CRJ900 Engine - GE CF34-8C5 Dimensions:
- Length: 151.57 Inches
- Maximum Diameter: 60.66 Inches
- Weight: 2,780 pounds (With residual fuel and oil).
Center of Gravity Location:
- Engine Station: 173.9 Inches
- Butt Line: 99.78 Inches
- Water Line: 99.35 Inches
Fuel: GE Jet Fuel Specification No. D50TF2, current revision See GEK 105094 (CF34-8C1/8C5 models).
Maximum Engine Operating Speeds:
Low Pressure Rotor (N1):
- Maximum Takeoff: 7,360 RPM
- Normal Takeoff: 7,360 RPM
- Maximum Continuous: 7,360 RPM
High Pressure Rotor (N2):
- Maximum Takeoff: 17,710 RPM
- Normal Takeoff: 17,710 RPM
- Maximum Continuous: 17,470 RPM
Maximum Permissible Temperatures (Interturbine Temperature):
- Maximum Takeoff (5 min): 1,814 °F or 990 °C
- Maximum Takeoff (2 min out of a total of 5 minutes): 1,843 °F or 1,006 °C
- Normal Takeoff (5 min): 1,736 °F or 947 °C
- Normal Takeoff (2 min out of a total of 5 minutes): 1,765 °F or 963 °C
- Maximum Continuous: 1,760 °F or 960 °C
The Bombardier CRJ900 engine is also called the Bombardier CRJ9 engine, Bombardier CR9 engine, Bombardier CL-600-2D24 engine, Canadair CL-600-2D24 engine, Bombardier CRJ 900 Engine or the Canadair Regional Jet 900 engine due to the various names for the CRJ900 jet.