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: Gnome-Rhône 9Ab Jupiter

Gnome-Rhône 9Ab Jupiter
Great Britain / France
radial engine
1924



Configuration9-cylinder radial
Coolingair-cooled
Displacement28.7 l (1,708 cu in)
Compression ratio5.3
Weight350 kg (771 lb)
Maximum power480 hp at 2,000 RPM
Climb power420 hp at 1,750 RPM

The Jupiter was designed at Cosmos Engineering Company in Britain in 1919. It entered production in 1921 at the Bristol Aeroplane Company, after the Cosmos Engineering Co. had been closed down. It was licence-built in France, Italy, Poland, Japan and the USSR. The French Gnome–Rhône company began the production of the Jupiter engine in 1923.

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