Agusta GA.40

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Agusta GA.40
Type 4-cylinder, air-cooled, horizontally opposed aircraft engine
National origin Italy
Manufacturer Agusta
Designed by M. Ginnini
First run 1955
Unit cost $685 in 1958 [1]

The Agusta GA.40 was a 2-cylinder, air-cooled, horizontally opposed engine developed in Italy by Agusta for light aircraft use. It was intended for use in motorgliders. The engine was produced in the 1950s and 1960s.[2]

Specifications[edit]

Data from Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1962-63[3]

General characteristics

  • Type: 2-cylinder air-cooled horizontally opposed aircraft piston engine
  • Bore: 100 mm (3.94 in)
  • Stroke: 95 mm (3.74 in)
  • Displacement: 1.492 l (91.05 cu in)
  • Length: 613 mm (24.13 in)
  • Width: 785 mm (30.91 in)
  • Height: 450 mm (17.72 in)
  • Dry weight: 56 kg (123 lb) dry
  • Designer: M. Ginnini

Components

  • Valvetrain: pushrod operated overhead valve, 1x inlet + 1x exhaust per cylinder
  • Fuel system: Stromberg NAS 3A1 carburettor
  • Fuel type: 80/87 octane
  • Oil system: Pressure lubrication with a gear driven pump
  • Cooling system: Air-cooled

Performance

Applications[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "none". Sport Aviation. July 1958. 
  2. ^ "none". Flight. July 1957. 
  3. ^ Taylor, John W.R. FRHistS. ARAeS (1962). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1962-63. London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co Ltd. 

References[edit]

  • Taylor, John W.R. FRHistS. ARAeS (1962). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1962-63. London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co Ltd.