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: Siemens-Halske Sh III

Siemens-Halske Sh III
rotary engine

Configuration11-cylinder radial
Displacement18.6 l (1,135 cu in)
Weight195 kg (430 lb)
Maximum power160 hp

A so-called bi-rotary (or counter rotary) engine, in which the crank case, cylinders and the propeller rotate in opposite direction to the rotation of the crankshaft. This is made possible by utilizing planetary gearbox. In this system, the power was increased over 35%. The engine is fitted to the Albatros H-1 experimental aircraft.


Dofinansowano ze środków Ministra Kultury i Dziedzictwa Narodowego
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