BMW 117

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The BMW 117 was a piston aircraft engine developed by BMW in the 1930s. Development work stopped in 1937. The BMW 117 engine was initially known as the BMW XV.

Specifications (BMW 117)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Type: V-12
  • Bore: 155.6 mm (6.13 in)
  • Stroke: 158 mm (6.22 in)
  • Displacement: 36 l (2,196.85 cu in)
  • Length: 1,809 mm (71.22 in)
  • Width: 740 mm (29.1 in)
  • Height: 985 mm (38.8 in)
  • Dry weight: 525 kg (1,157 lb)

Components

  • Supercharger: radial supercharger
  • Fuel system: injection
  • Cooling system: Liquid cooled

Performance

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References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Pierer, Christian; Jakobs, Fred; Kröschel, Robert (2009). BMW aero engines milestones in aviation from the beginnings to the present (in German). Königswinter: Heel. ISBN 978-3-86852-214-3.