Re: Whys and Hows of Water Injection on Jet Engines

From:         John Payne <>
Organization: Random Access INC.
Date:         27 Feb 96 23:00:25 
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I'll have to dig up my old KC-135A manuals but I believe they said it
increased the density of the intake air. The water was injected before
combustion and increased thrust by about 20%. We used just over 5000 lbs
of water in 90 seconds or so.

Hope this helps some.

John in Alpharetta, GA