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Liberty L-6

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The Liberty L-6 was a six-cylinder water-cooled inline aircraft engine developed in the United States during World War I. [1]

24 relations: Aircraft engine, Austro-Daimler 6, BMW IIIa, Compression ratio, Curtiss PN-1, Engineering Division TW-1, Fokker D.VII, Hiero 6, Inline engine (aeronautics), Jesse G. Vincent, Liberty L-12, Liberty L-4, Liberty L-8, List of aircraft engines, Mercedes D.III, National Museum of the United States Air Force, Reciprocating engine, SAE International, SPA 6A, Thomas-Morse Aircraft, V12 engine, Water cooling, World War I, Wright Aeronautical.

Aircraft engine

An aircraft engine is the component of the propulsion system for an aircraft that generates mechanical power.

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Austro-Daimler 6

The Austro-Daimler 6 was a series of Austrian six-cylinder water-cooled inline SOHC aero engines first produced in 1910 by the Austro-Daimler company.

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BMW IIIa

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

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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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Curtiss PN-1

The Curtiss PN-1 was an American single-seat night fighter biplane built by Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company using blueprints from the Engineering Division of the United States Army Air Service.

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Engineering Division TW-1

The Engineering Division TW-1 was an American two-seat training biplane designed by the United States Army Engineering Division, only two were built and the type did not enter production.

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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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Hiero 6

In 1914 Otto Hieronimus manufactured the six-cylinder Hiero E, also known as the Hiero 6 engine which was derived from earlier 4-cylinder engines.

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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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Jesse G. Vincent

Jesse Gurney Vincent (February 10, 1880 – April 20, 1962) was an American aircraft, marine, and automoible engine designer.

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Liberty L-12

The Liberty L-12 was an American 27-litre (1,649 cubic inch) water-cooled 45° V-12 aircraft engine of designed for a high power-to-weight ratio and ease of mass production.

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Liberty L-4

The Liberty L-4 was a four-cylinder water-cooled inline aircraft engine developed in the United States during World War I. The Liberty L-4 was an experimental engine of, built by the Hudson Motor Car Company and intended primarily for use in training airplanes.

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Liberty L-8

The Liberty L-8 (also known as the Packard 1A-1100) was a prototype of the Liberty L-12 engine designed by Jesse Vincent and Elbert Hall.

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List of aircraft engines

This is an alphabetical list of aircraft engines by manufacturer.

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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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National Museum of the United States Air Force

The National Museum of the United States Air Force (formerly the United States Air Force Museum) is the official museum of the United States Air Force located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, northeast of Dayton, Ohio.

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Reciprocating engine

A reciprocating engine, also often known as a piston engine, is typically a heat engine (although there are also pneumatic and hydraulic reciprocating engines) that uses one or more reciprocating pistons to convert pressure into a rotating motion.

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SAE International

SAE International, initially established as the Society of Automotive Engineers, is a U.S.-based, globally active professional association and standards developing organization for engineering professionals in various industries.

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SPA 6A

The S.P.A. 6A was an Italian aero engine of the World War I era.

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Thomas-Morse Aircraft

The Thomas-Morse Aircraft Corporation was an American aircraft manufacturer, until it was taken over by the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation in 1929.

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V12 engine

A V12 engine is a V engine with 12 cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two banks of six cylinders each, usually but not always at a 60° angle to each other, with all 12 pistons driving a common crankshaft.

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Water cooling

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

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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Wright Aeronautical

Wright Aeronautical (1919–1929) was an American aircraft manufacturer headquartered in New Jersey.

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Redirects here:

Hall-Scott L-6, Liberty L-825.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberty_L-6

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