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Index BMW IIIa

BMW IIIa was an inline six-cylinder SOHC valvetrain, water-cooled aircraft engine, the first-ever product from BMW GmbH. [1]

38 relations: Aero A.18, Aero A.26, Aero Ae 04, Benzole, BMW, Carburetor, Compression ratio, Dobi-III, Ernst Udet, Fokker C.I, Fokker D.VII, Franz-Zeno Diemer, Gasoline, Gnome Lambda, History of BMW, Horsepower, Idflieg, Inline engine (aeronautics), Jagdstaffel 11, Junkers D.I, Junkers F.13, Letov Š-3, LFG Roland D.XV, LFG Roland D.XVII, Liberty L-6, List of aircraft engines, Manfred von Richthofen, Max Friz, Mercedes D.III, Munich, National Air and Space Museum, Octane rating, Opel, Overhead camshaft, Rapp Motorenwerke, Rüsselsheim am Main, Straight-six engine, Water cooling.

Aero A.18

The Aero A.18 was a biplane fighter aircraft built in Czechoslovakia in the 1920s.

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Aero A.26

The Aero A.26 was a Czechoslovakian military reconnaissance biplane aircraft built by Aero Vodochody in the 1920s.

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Aero Ae 04

The Aero Ae 04 was a Czechoslovakian biplane fighter aircraft of 1921.

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In the United Kingdom, benzole or benzol is a coal-tar product consisting mainly of benzene and toluene.

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BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, or Bavarian Motor Works in English) is a German multinational company which currently produces luxury automobiles and motorcycles, and also produced aircraft engines until 1945.

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A carburetor (American English) or carburettor (British English; see spelling differences) is a device that mixes air and fuel for internal combustion engines in the proper ratio for combustion.

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Compression ratio

The static compression ratio of an internal combustion engine or external combustion engine is a value that represents the ratio of the volume of its combustion chamber from its largest capacity to its smallest capacity.

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Dobi-III is the third and the last aircraft designed by Lithuanian aviator Jurgis Dobkevičius.

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Ernst Udet

Ernst Udet (26 April 1896 – 17 November 1941) was a German pilot and air force general during World War II.

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Fokker C.I

The Fokker C.I was a German reconnaissance biplane under development at the end of World War I. The design was essentially an enlarged Fokker D.VII fighter with two seats and a 138 kW (185 hp) BMW IIIa engine.

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Fokker D.VII

The Fokker D.VII was a German World War I fighter aircraft designed by Reinhold Platz of the Fokker-Flugzeugwerke.

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Franz-Zeno Diemer

Franz Zeno Diemer (1889 in Oberammergau – 1954 in Friedrichshafen) was a flight pioneer in Bavaria, setting a number of world records, and Flight Officer for Bavarian Lifeguard Regiment.

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Gasoline (American English), or petrol (British English), is a transparent, petroleum-derived liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in spark-ignited internal combustion engines.

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Gnome Lambda

The Gnome 7 Lambda was a French designed, seven-cylinder, air-cooled rotary aero engine that was produced under license in Britain and Germany.

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History of BMW

BMW AG originated with three other manufacturing companies, Rapp Motorenwerke and Bayerische Flugzeugwerke (BFw) in Bavaria, and Fahrzeugfabrik Eisenach in Thuringia.

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Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done).

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The Idflieg (Inspektion der Fliegertruppen - "Inspectorate of Flying Troops") was the bureau of the German Empire that oversaw German military aviation prior to and during World War I. Founded in 1911, the Idflieg was part of the ''Fliegertruppen des deutschen Kaiserreiches'' (Imperial German Flying Corps) which became the Luftstreitkräfte in 1916, handling administration, including regulation of service names applied to aircraft produced by domestic companies, characterised according to the armament, wing configuration, crew and role which was intended for the aircraft.

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Inline engine (aeronautics)

In aviation, an inline engine is a reciprocating engine with banks of cylinders, one behind another, rather than rows of cylinders, with each bank having any number of cylinders, but rarely more than six.

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Jagdstaffel 11

Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 11 ("No 11 Fighter Squadron"; commonly abbreviated to Jasta 11) was founded on 28 September 1916 from elements of 4 Armee's Kampfeinsitzerkommandos (or KEKs) 1, 2 and 3 and mobilized on 11 October as part of the German Air Service's expansion program, forming permanent specialised fighter squadrons, or "Jastas".

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Junkers D.I

The Junkers D.I (factory designation J 9) was a monoplane fighter aircraft produced in Germany late in World War I, significant for becoming the first all-metal fighter to enter service.

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Junkers F.13

The Junkers F.13 (also known as the F 13) was the world's first all-metal transport aircraft, developed in Germany at the end of World War I. It was an advanced cantilever-wing monoplane, with enclosed accommodation for four passengers.

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Letov Š-3

The Letov Š-3 was a single-seat, single-engine parasol wing fighter aircraft designed and built in Czechoslovakia in the early 1920s.

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LFG Roland D.XV

The LFG Roland D.XV was a World War I German single seat fighter aircraft, ordered as a test-bed for engine comparisons.

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The LFG Roland D.XVII was a single-seat, single-engine, parasol wing German fighter aircraft flown close to the end of World War I. Only one was built.

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Liberty L-6

The Liberty L-6 was a six-cylinder water-cooled inline aircraft engine developed in the United States during World War I.

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List of aircraft engines

This is an alphabetical list of aircraft engines by manufacturer.

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Manfred von Richthofen

Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May 1892 – 21 April 1918), also known as the "Red Baron", was a fighter pilot with the German Air Force during World War I. He is considered the ace-of-aces of the war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.

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Max Friz

Max Friz (October 1, 1883–June 9, 1966) was a German mechanical engineer specializing in engine design.

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Mercedes D.III

The Mercedes D.III, or F1466 as it was known internally, was a six-cylinder, SOHC valvetrain liquid-cooled inline aircraft engine built by Daimler and used on a wide variety of German aircraft during World War I. The initial versions were introduced in 1914 at 160 hp, but a series of changes improved this to 170 hp in 1917, and 180 by mid-1918.

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Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.

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National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, also called the NASM, is a museum in Washington, D.C..

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Octane rating

An octane rating, or octane number, is a standard measure of the performance of an engine or aviation fuel.

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Opel (Opel) is a German automobile manufacturer, subsidiary of French automaker Groupe PSA since August 2017.

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Overhead camshaft

Overhead camshaft, commonly abbreviated to OHC, is a valvetrain configuration which places the camshaft of an internal combustion engine of the reciprocating type within the cylinder heads ("above" the pistons and combustion chambers) and drives the valves or lifters in a more direct manner compared with overhead valves (OHV) and pushrods.

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Rapp Motorenwerke

Rapp Motorenwerke GmbH was an aircraft engine manufacturer in Germany.

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Rüsselsheim am Main

Rüsselsheim am Main is the largest city in the Groß-Gerau district in the Rhein-Main region of Germany.

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Straight-six engine

The straight-six engine or inline-six engine (often abbreviated I6 or L6) is an internal combustion engine with the cylinders mounted in a straight line along the crankcase with all the pistons driving a common crankshaft (straight engine).

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Water cooling

Water cooling is a method of heat removal from components and industrial equipment.

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