Limbach L2000

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Limbach L2000
Type Piston aircraft engine
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Limbach Flugmotoren
First run c.1980
Major applications Scheibe SF 36

The Limbach L2000 is a series of German piston aero-engines designed and built by Limbach Flugmotoren. They are four-cylinder, four-stroke, air-cooled horizontally opposed, piston engines with a power output of 75 to 80 hp (56 to 60 kW).[1][2]

Variants[edit]

L2000 DA
Certified in 1989 as a double-ignition tractor engine with carburettor in the back, top location,[clarification needed] alternator in the front, starter in the front. 75 hp (56 kW)[1][3]
L2000 EO
Certified in 1980 as a single-ignition tractor engine with carburettor in the back, bottom location,[clarification needed] alternator in the back, starter in the back. 80 hp (60 kW)[1][3]
L2000 EA
Certified in 1980 as a single-ignition tractor engine with carburettor in the back, top location,[clarification needed] alternator in the front, starter in the front. 80 hp (60 kW)[1][3]
L2000 EB
Certified in 1980 as a single-ignition tractor engine with two carburettors in the back, bottom location,[clarification needed] alternator in the back, starter in the back. 80 hp (60 kW)[1][3]
L2000 EC
Certified in 1980 as a single-ignition pusher engine with carburettor in the back, bottom location,[clarification needed] alternator in the back, starter in the back. 80 hp (60 kW)[1][3]

Applications[edit]

Specifications (L 2000 E0)[edit]

Data from L 2000 series data sheet[3]

General characteristics

  • Type: Four-cylinder, four-stroke air-cooled flat piston engine
  • Bore: 90 mm
  • Stroke: 78.4 mm
  • Displacement: 1.994 dm³
  • Length: 627 mm
  • Width: 775 mm
  • Height: 415 mm
  • Dry weight: 70 kg

Components

  • Fuel type: Mogas and 100LL Octane petrol
  • Cooling system: Air-cooled

Performance

See also[edit]

Related lists

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Purdy, p. 76
  2. ^ Taylor 1996, p. 569
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Type-Certificate Data Sheet L 2000 series engines" (PDF). EASA. 16 April 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 December 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-29. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Purdy, Don: AeroCrafter - Homebuilt Aircraft Sourcebook, page 72. BAI Communications. ISBN 0-9636409-4-1
  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1996). Brassey's World Aircraft & Systems Directory. London, England: Brassey's. ISBN 1-85753-198-1.