Continental O-470 Engine

In production from 1953-1986, the Continental O-470 family of engines are popular in light civil aircraft such as the Cessna and Beechcraft.

Did you know?

Continental originally named this the “E” series engines, but adopted the US military designation of O-470.

About this engine 

This Continental O-470 engine is equipped with a three-blade propeller and is on display in the Museum.
6-cylinder, air-cooled, horizontally opposed aircraft piston engine
Bore: 5.0 in
Stroke: 4.0 in
Weight: 391 lb