Salmson 9 AD

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Salmson 9 AD
Salmson AD 9.jpg
Type Radial aircraft engine
National origin France
Manufacturer Société des Moteurs Salmson
Variants British Salmson AD.9

The Salmson 9 AD was a family of air-cooled nine cylinder radial aero-engines produced in the 1930s in France by the Société des Moteurs Salmson.

Design and development[edit]

The 9 AD followed Salmson practice after the First World War, of being air-cooled and utilising the Canton-Unne epicyclic geared crank-case system. The major attributes of the engine include a bore of 70 mm (2.76 in) and stroke of 86 mm (3.39 in).


Variants[edit]

9 AD
The standard production model with LH rotation direct drive.
9 ADb
9 ADr
British Salmson AD.9
Production of the Salmson 9AD in Great Britain by the British Salmson Company at New Malden, Surrey.[1]
British Salmson A.D.9R srsIII
The A.D.9 with a 0.5:1 reduction gear[1]

Applications[edit]

Specifications (9 AD)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Type: 9-cylinder air-cooled radial piston aircraft engine
  • Bore: 70 mm (2.76 in)
  • Stroke: 86 mm (3.39 in)
  • Displacement: 2.979 l (181.79 cu in)
  • Dry weight: 68 kg (150 lb)

Performance

  • Power output: 33.56 kW (45 hp) at 2,000 rpm

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lumsden, Alec (2003). British Piston Engines and their Aircraft. Marlborough, Wiltshire: Airlife Publishing. p. 129. ISBN 1-85310-294-6. 

References[edit]

  • Gunston, Bill (1986). World Encyclopaedia of Aero Engines. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens. p. 152. 
  • Lumsden, Alec (2003). British Piston Engines and their Aircraft. Marlborough, Wiltshire: Airlife Publishing. p. 129. ISBN 1-85310-294-6.