Archives of Engines

Continental 80-hp V-173 "Flying Pancake"

Continental A80 Engine

The Continental A80 is a 4-cylinder, 80 hp, air-cooled engine designed and built by Continental Motors in the 1940s.
Rolls Royce Merlin

Rolls-Royce “Merlin”

During WWII, Great Britain’s 12-cylinder Rolls-Royce “Merlin” engine equipped every front-line fighter in the Royal Air Force.
Fiat A.74 Radial

Fiat A.74 Engine

The Italian Fiat A.74 radial engine is a two-row, 14-cylinder, air-cooled radial engine first produced in 1936 and used extensively in WWII.
Galloway Atlantic

Galloway Atlantic Aircraft Engine

Built in 1918 in Tongland, Kirkcudbrightshire Scotland, the Galloway Atlantic aircraft engine is a result of needed power for larger aircraft during WWI.
Curtiss OX-5

Curtiss OX-5 Engine

The Curtiss OX-5 engine powered mostly trainer-type aircraft such as the Curtiss JN-4 “Jenny” during WWI.
Gnome Rotary

Le Rhône Rotary Aircraft Engine

The French Le Rhône rotary aircraft engine is one of the most important engineering designs of early aviation and provided air power for the Allies during World War I. This air-cooled engine provided better power-to-weight ratio than in-line liquid-cooled engines.
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