Polish Aviation Museum

31-864 Kraków,
al. Jana Pawła II 39
phone: (12) 640 99 60,
(12) 642 40 70
e-mail: info@muzeumlotnictwa.pl

a cultural institution of the Malopolska Region

Małopolska – Kraków Region


Mecenas Muzeum

Kraków Airport

Instytut Techniczny Wojsk Lotniczych - sponsor restauracji samolotu Caudron  CR.714 Cyclone


Patroni Medialni

Skrzydlata Polska



Aircraft engine: BMW IIIa

BMW IIIa
Germany
inline engine
1917



Configuration12-cylinder "V"
Coolingwater-cooled
Displacement6,5 l
Power output226 hp

The first modern engine in which power was increased by increasing the compression ratio.

The carburettor was equipped with three chokes – two were engaged by the pilot depending on the flight altitude.

Powered the Fokker D.VII and the Pfalz D.XII fighters late in WWI.

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