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


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Kraków Airport

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Aircraft engine: Daimler-Benz DB 600

Daimler-Benz DB 600
Germany
inline engine
1935



Configuration12-cylinder "inverted V"
Coolingwater-cooled
Displacement34 l
Power output950 hp

In 1930's the Daimler-Benz company designed a new aircraft engine, the DB 600, with feeding system based on the carburettor placed behind the booster. In following versions the system was replaced by the direct fuel injection into the cylinders. The example in the Museum's collection is one of world's three existing DB 600 of the carburettor variant.

Initially, the DB 600 was intended to power the fighters. Eventually, they were assembled on the Heinkel He 111 bombers.

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