Continental O-190

The Continental O-190 (Company designations C75 and C85) is a series of engines made by Continental Motors beginning in the 1940s. Of flat-four configuration, the engines produced 75 hp (56 kW) or 85 hp (63 kW) respectively.[1]

O-190 / C75 / C85
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O-190 mounted in a Funk B
Type Piston aircraft engine
Manufacturer Teledyne Continental Motors
Major applications Cessna 140

The two variants shared the same bore, stroke and compression ratio. The C85 produced ten extra horsepower by virtue of having a maximum permissible rpm of 2575 versus the 2275 of the C75.[1]

The C75 was in production from 1943 to 1952 and the C85 from 1944 to 1970.

VariantsEdit

C75Edit

C75-8
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-8
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-8F
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-8FH
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-8FHJ
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-8FJ
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-8J
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-12
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-12F
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-12FH
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-12FHJ
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-12FJ
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-12J
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-12B
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-12BF
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-12BFH
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-15
75 hp (56 kW)[2]
C75-15F
75 hp (56 kW)[2]

C85Edit

C85-8
85 hp (63 kW)[2]
C85-8F
85 hp (63 kW)[2]
C85-8FHJ
85 hp (63 kW)[2]
C85-8FJ
85 hp (63 kW)[2]
C85-8J
85 hp (63 kW)[2]
C85-12
85 hp (63 kW)[2]
C85-12F
85 hp (63 kW)[2]
C85-12FH
85 hp (63 kW)[2]
C85-12FHJ
85 hp (63 kW)[2]
C85-12FJ
85 hp (63 kW)[2]
C85-12J
85 hp (63 kW)[2]
C85-14F
85 hp (63 kW)[2]
C85-15
85 hp (63 kW)[2]
C85-15F
85 hp (63 kW)[2]

ApplicationsEdit

C75Edit

C85Edit

Specifications (C85)Edit

Data from Continental Aircraft Engine Operator's Manual[1]

General characteristics

Components

Performance

  • Power output: 85 hp (63 kW) at 2,575 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 6.3:1
  • Fuel consumption: 5.4 US gal/hr
  • Oil consumption: Maximum desirable 0.4 US quarts/hr

See alsoEdit

Related lists

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Teledyne Continental Motors: Continental Aircraft Engine Operator's Manual, pages 4-5. Teledyne Continental Motors, FAA Approved December 1980. Continental Form No. X30012
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af Federal Aviation Administration (1 November 2011). "Type Certificate Data Sheet No. E-233" (PDF). Retrieved 25 March 2019.