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Aero Engine - Benz IVa, 230 Horsepower, circa 1918 Object Reg. No: ST 034859

The Benz 230 horsepower aero engine was developed by Benz & Cie in Mannheim, Germany in 1916. It has the standard configuration of Benz six cylinder, liquid-cooled aero engines which were made in a variety of power outputs including 180 horsepower units used on Pfalz and Albatros fighter aircraft. The 230 horsepower version was used mostly on German bomber and reconnaissance aircraft.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Science Museum (London), 1929
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aero engines, internal combustion engines
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aero Engines
Tertiary Classification: reciprocating propeller engines
Manufacturer: Benz & Cie, Mannheim, Germany, circa 1923

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