Nakajima Hikari

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Hikari
Type Piston aircraft engine
Manufacturer Nakajima Aircraft Company
Major applications Aichi D1A
Developed from Nakajima Kotobuki

The Nakajima Hikari (Japanese: 光 "Light") was a nine-cylinder, air-cooled, radial aircraft engine developed in Japan for Navy use during World War II by the Nakajima Aircraft Company. It was a development of the Nakajima Kotobuki and Wright Cyclone. In Army use it was known as the Ha-20.

Variants[edit]

  • Hikari 3 - 770 hp (574 kW)
  • Hikari 1 - 820 hp (611 kW)

Applications[edit]

Specifications[edit]

General characteristics

  • Type: 9-cylinder air-cooled radial aircraft piston engine
  • Bore: 160 mm (6.30 in)
  • Stroke: 180 mm (7.09 in)
  • Displacement: 32.57 L (1,987.7 in3)

Components

  • Cooling system: Air-cooled

Performance

  • Power output: 611 kW (820 hp)

See also[edit]

Related development

Nakajima Ha-8 (中島ハー8)

Related lists

References[edit]

Nihon Koukuuki Jiten