Bristol Lucifer

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Lucifer
LFG V 44.JPG
Bristol Lucifer, installed in an LFG V44 "D-669"
Type Piston aero engine
Manufacturer Bristol Aeroplane Company
First run 1919
Major applications Avro 504

The Bristol Lucifer was a British three-cylinder, air-cooled, radial engine for aircraft. Built in the UK in the 1920s by the Bristol Aeroplane Company, it produced 100 horsepower (75 kW).

The Lucifer was originally a Cosmos Engineering engine, Cosmos being taken over by Bristol in 1920.

Applications[edit]

Specifications (Lucifer 1)[edit]

Bristol Lucifer, view of sectioned cylinder.

Data from Lumsden[1]

General characteristics

  • Type: 3-cylinder air-cooled single-row radial engine
  • Bore: 5.75 in (146 mm)
  • Stroke: 6.25 in (159 mm)
  • Displacement: 487 in³ (8.0 L)
  • Diameter: 48 in (1219 mm)
  • Dry weight: 324 lb (147 kg)

Components

Performance

See also[edit]

Comparable engines
Related lists

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Lumsden 2003, p. 93.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Lumsden, Alec. British Piston Engines and their Aircraft. Marlborough, Wiltshire: Airlife Publishing, 2003. ISBN 1-85310-294-6.