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Amakaze Aircraft Engine

The Hitachi Amakaze was a low-power air-cooled nine-cylinder radial engine. It was also known as the Tempu.

Model
Horsepower
Wattage
Notes
11
340 hp (takeoff)
254 kW (takeoff)

12
340 hp (takeoff)
300 hp (sea level)
254 kW (takeoff)
224 kW (sea level)

21
515 hp (takeoff)
480 hp (4,920 feet)

384 kW (takeoff)
358kW (1500m)
Also known as the GK2B
31
610 hp (takeoff)
 480 hp (4920 feet)
455 kW (takeoff)
358 kW (1500m)
Also known as the KG2C

The Amakaze powered the K11W Shiragiku, K3M "Pine", K5Y "Willow", E14Y "Glen, and Q1W "Lorna".

References

Francillon (1979)
Gunston (2006)

Mawhinney (2011; accessed 2011-12-28)



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