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: Clerget 9B

Clerget 9B
France
rotary engine
1915



Configuration9-cylinder radial
Coolingair-cooled
Displacement16,3 l
Power output130 hp

The engine had two spark plugs and the timing gear was operated already by two push rods. These features significantly improved the engine's performance. It was one of the best engines used in the First World War. It was produced on licence in Great Britain.

The Clerget 9B powered the Sopwith Triplane, Sopwith Camel and the Nieuport 17 fighters of WWI.

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