Ivchenko AI-14

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The Ivchenko AI-14 is a nine-cylinder, air-cooled, radial piston engine designed in the Soviet Union to power aircraft.

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Avia M462 on display at the Museum für Luftfahrt und Technik, Wernigerode
Type Radial engine
National origin Soviet Union
Manufacturer Ivchenko
First run 1950

A variant known as the M462 was produced under license by Avia.


Underwent state trials in December 1950 and was used in many types of light aircraft, typically used with a two-bladed propeller and is started with compressed air. Several thousand were built.
Variant for helicopters and other applications.
Variant for helicopters and other applications.
A variant uprated by Ivan Vedeneyev to 300 hp. Its further development is the Vedeneyev M14P family of engines.
Avia M462
Powers the Zlín Z 37 agricultural aircraft.
Zhuzhou HS-6
The designation for AI-14 Licence production in China.
A licensed version of the AI-14R, produced by WSK-Kalisz in Poland from 1956 until 2007.


AI-14R engine of a PZL-104 Wilga

Specifications (Ivchenko AI-14RA)Edit

Data from Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1982-83.[1]

General characteristics

  • Type: 9-cylinder, air-cooled, radial, engine
  • Bore: 105 mm (4.125 in)
  • Stroke: 130 mm (5.125 in)
  • Displacement: 10.16 L (620 cu in)
  • Length: 956 mm (37.63 in)
  • Diameter: 985 mm (38.78 in)
  • Dry weight: 197 kg (434 lb)


  • Supercharger: Single stage, single speed, geared centrifugal supercharger
  • Fuel system: K-14A carburetor
  • Oil system: Gear pressure and scavenge pumps
  • Cooling system: Air-cooled


  • Power output:
  • Power (take-off): 194 kW (260 hp)
  • Power (rated): 164 kW (220 hp)
  • Compression ratio: 5.9:1

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Taylor 1982, p. 746.
  • Gunston, Bill (1986). World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens. p. 93.
  • Taylor, John W.R. (1982). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1982-83. London: Jane's Publishing Company Ltd. p. 746.
  • Kotelnikov, Vladimir (2005). Russian Piston Aero Engines. Crowood Press Ltd. pp. 201–203.