Beardmore 120 hp

The Beardmore 120 hp was a British six-cylinder, water-cooled aero engine that first ran in 1914, it was built by William Beardmore and Company as a licensed-built version of the Austro-Daimler 6. The engine featured cast iron cylinders and mild steel concave pistons. Produced between August 1914 and December 1918, the design powered many World War I aircraft types.[1]

120 hp
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Preserved Beardmore 120 hp.
Type Piston aero engine
Manufacturer William Beardmore and Company
First run c.1914
Major applications Airco DH.1
Number built 400
Developed from Austro-Daimler 6
Developed into Beardmore 160 hp

ApplicationsEdit

Specifications (120 hp)Edit

Data from Lumsden[2]

General characteristics

  • Type: 6-cylinder, inline, upright piston engine
  • Bore: 5.12 in (130 mm)
  • Stroke: 6.89 in (175 mm)
  • Displacement: 851 cu in (13.145 L)
  • Length: 57 in (1,148 mm)
  • Width: 19.9 in (505 mm)
  • Height: 31.9 in (810 mm)
  • Dry weight: 545 lb (247 kg)

Components

Performance

See alsoEdit

Related development

Comparable engines

Related lists

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Gunston 1989, p. 21.
  2. ^ Lumsden 2003, p. 83.

BibliographyEdit

  • Gunston, Bill. World Encyclopaedia of Aero Engines. Cambridge, England. Patrick Stephens Limited, 1989. ISBN 1-85260-163-9
  • Lumsden, Alec. British Piston Engines and their Aircraft. Marlborough, Wiltshire: Airlife Publishing, 2003. ISBN 1-85310-294-6.

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