Walter Vega

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Avia BH-11 disassembled bw.jpg
Walter Vega fitted to an Avia BH-11b at the "Challenge International de Tourisme 1929".
Type Radial aircraft engine
National origin Czechoslovakia
Manufacturer Walter Aircraft Engines
First run 1929

The Walter Vega was a five-cylinder, air-cooled, radial engine for aircraft use, built in Czechoslovakia in the late 1920s.



Data from Flight.[1]

General characteristics

  • Type: five-cylinder radial engine
  • Bore: 105 mm (4.1 in)
  • Stroke: 120 mm (4.7 in)
  • Dry weight: 102.5 kg (226 lb)


  • Valvetrain: Overhead valve, one inlet and one exhaust valve per cylinder
  • Fuel system: Zenith Type 50J carburettor
  • Fuel type: Petrol
  • Oil system: Pressure and scavenge pump
  • Cooling system: Air-cooled
  • Reduction gear: Direct-drive


See also[edit]

Related lists


  1. ^ Flight - 25 July 1929, p. 762. Retrieved: 29 May 2012
  • Gunston, Bill (1986). World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens. p. 168. 
  • Němeček, V. (1968). Československá letadla. Praha: Naše Vojsko.