Yuma Jet Blast Deflector

Deflector for Harrier Engine Test Stand Improves Ramp Safety

Project Details

Location: Marine Corps Air Station Yuma
Arizona, USA
Project: Repair T-36 Engine Test Cell Facility
Contractor: Pave-Tech, Inc.
Owner: United States Marine Corps
  • Thrust rating required extremely heavy-duty structure
  • Tight conformance to applicable regulations

The USMC required a jet blast deflector suitable for running Rolls-Royce Pegasus engines (used on the Harrier Jump Jet) at full power. After working closely with the USMC and NAVFAC to develop the required configuration, BDI installed a deflector that allows safe testing.

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