Salmson AD.3

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Salmson A.D.3.jpg
Preserved Salmson 3 Ad engine at the Deutsches Museum
Type Radial engine
National origin France
Manufacturer Salmson

The Salmson AD.3 or Salmson 3 Ad was a French designed, three-cylinder, air-cooled radial aero engine. It was also produced by British Salmson in Great Britain during the 1920s.

Applications (3 Ad)[edit]

Engines on display[edit]

A preserved Salmson 3 Ad engine is on public display at the Deutsches Museum, Munich.

Specifications (AD.3)[edit]

Data from Flight, 21 February 1924.[1]

General characteristics

  • Type: Three-cylinder, single-row, water-cooled radial engine
  • Bore: 70 mm (2.75 in)
  • Stroke: 86 mm (3.4 in)
  • Displacement: 0.993 L (60.6 cu in)
  • Length: 650 mm (25.6 in)
  • Diameter: 550 mm (21.6 in)
  • Dry weight: 34 kg (75 lb)



See also[edit]

Comparable engines
Related lists



  1. ^ "Some French light 'plane engines". Flight. 16 (8): 104–5. 21 February 1924.