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

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Patroni Medialni

Skrzydlata Polska



Aircraft engine: Bentley BR.1

Bentley BR.1
Great Britain
rotary engine
1915



Configuration9-cylinder radial
Displacement10.8 l
Coolingair-cooled

An improved version of the French Clerget engine, built on licence. It has aluminium cylinders and pistons (apart from steel cylinder heads) which limited the engine's weight. This feature led also to the decreasing of the engine/propeller unit's torque.

The Bentley BR.1 may be seen on the Sopwith F.1 Camel fighter.

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