|Preserved Mikulin AM-38F engine|
|Type||Liquid-cooled V-12 piston engine|
|Major applications||Ilyushin Il-2|
|Developed from||Mikulin AM-35|
|Developed into||Mikulin AM-42|
The Mikulin AM-38 was a 1940s Soviet aircraft piston engine. It was a further development of the Mikulin AM-35 design. The AM-38 was used on the Il-2 Shturmovik and Il-10 ground attack aircraft. The engine may also have been installed in MiG-3 aircraft, as a field modification, to improve the speed and performance
- Low-altitude version with greater takeoff power and a 10-minute forsazh (war emergency power) mode.
Data from Kotelnikov.
- Type: 12-cylinder 60° Vee aircraft piston engine
- Bore: 160 mm (6.30 in)
- Stroke: 190 mm (7.48 in) (196.7 mm (7.74 in) for cylinders with articulated connecting rods)
- Displacement: 46.66 L (2,847 cu in)
- Dry weight: 880 kg (1,940 lb)
- Supercharger: Single speed centrifugal
- Cooling system: Liquid-cooled
- Power output: 1,270 kW (1,700 hp) at 2,350 rpm
- Specific power: 27.2 kW/L (0.60 hp/in³)
- Compression ratio: 6.0:1
- Power-to-weight ratio: 1.53 kW/kg (0.93 hp/lb)
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- Gunston 1989, p.104.
- Kotelnikov 2005, p. 111.