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: BMW 132Z

BMW 132Z
Germany
radial engine
1940



Maximum power725 hp at 2,050 RPM
Climb power550 hp at 1,930 RPM
Displacement27.7 l (1,690 cu in)
Compression ratio6.0
Propeller reduction gear ratio0.655
Weight430 kg (948 lb)

9-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine. It was developed at Bayerische Motoren Werke in Munich as improvement of American license for Pratt & Whitney Hornet engine. Its technical documentation was made in the metric system. The engine has a single-speed centrifugal type supercharger and anti-interference protection. The BMW 132 engines were used among others in the Ju 52/3m, Henschel Hs 126 and Henschel Hs 123 aircraft.

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