BMW V

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BMW V
Type V-12 Aircraft engine
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Bayerische Motoren Werke
Major applications Albatros L 73
Albatros L 75
Developed from BMW III

The BMW V was a water-cooled V-12 Aircraft engine built in Germany in the 1920s. Effectively two BMW III engines sharing a common crankshaft, power was in the 270–310 kW (360–420 hp) range.

Specifications[edit]

General characteristics

  • Type: V-12
  • Bore: 150 mm (5.91 in)
  • Stroke: 180 mm (7.09 in)
  • Displacement: 38.2 l (2,330 cu in)

Components

  • Cooling system: Water-cooled

Performance

  • Power output: 270–310 kW (360–420 hp)

Applications[edit]

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Gunston, Bill (1986). World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens. p. 25.