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The Continental C115, C125 and C140 aircraft engines were made by Continental Motors in the 1940s, all sharing the US military designation O-280. Of flat-6 configuration, the engines produced 115 hp (86 kW) 125 hp (93 kW) or 140 hp (104 kW) respectively.
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The C125 has the same crankcase as the Continental C145, although the engines differ in stroke, compression ratio and carburetor jetting. The C125 features a cast iron camshaft and hydraulic tappets.
Reference: Engines for Homebuilt Aircraft & Ultralights
- Type: 6-cylinder air-cooled horizontally opposed aircraft piston engine
- Bore: 4 1⁄16 in (4.0625 in resp. 103.12 mm)
- Stroke: 3 5⁄8 in (3.625 in resp. 92.075 mm)
- Displacement: 282 in³ (4.6 L)
- Length: 39.75 in (101.0 cm)
- Width: 31.5 in (80.0 cm)
- Height: 23.25 in (59.0 cm)
- Dry weight: 286 lb (130 kg)
- Cooling system: Air-cooled
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- Erickson, Jack. Horizontally-Opposed Aero Engines