The Rotax 275 is a 24 hp (18 kW), single-cylinder, two-stroke aircraft engine, built by BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co. KG of Austria for use in Self-launched Gliders.[1]

Type Piston aero-engine
National origin Austria
Manufacturer Rotax
Major applications Self-launching Gliders]

Design edit

The Rotax 275 is a single-cylinder two-stroke engine with an air-cooled cylinder head and cylinder. It has a single magneto ignition with a gear driven propeller. It was certified in Austria in November 1988.[1]

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Specifications (275) edit

Data from EASA Type Certificate[1]

General characteristics

  • Type: two-stroke air-cooled aeroengine
  • Bore: 72 mm (2.83 in)
  • Stroke: 66 mm (2.60 in)
  • Displacement: 268.7 cc (16.40 cu in)
  • Dry weight: 25 kg (complete with muffler and starter)


  • Fuel type: two-stroke mixture
  • Cooling system: free air


  • Power output: 17.6 kW (26 hp) at 7000 L/min

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