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U.S. Navy. Via Francillon (1979).
The Nakajima Homare ("Honor") was an air-cooled 18-cylinder double-row radial engine. It used the same size cylinders as the Sakae (bore of 130mm and a stroke of 150mm.) Though somewhat mechanically unreliable, later models became increasingly important towards the end of the war. The engine was notable for having a relatively small diameter, which reduced drag.
||Also known as
the HA45 and the [Ha-45] 11.
Notorious for its lack of mechanical reliability.
1,670 hp (7900 feet)
1,560 hp (21,500 feet)
| 1361 kW(takeoff)
1245 kW (2,400m)
1163 kW (6,550m)
|Also known as the NK9C and the [Ha-45] 12.|
||1990 hp (takeoff)
1870 hp (6560 feet)
1625 hp (20,000 feet)
|1484 kW (takeoff)
1394 kW (2000m)
1212 kW (6100m)
|Also known as the NK9H and the [Ha-45] 21.|
This engine powered the B7A
"Grace", the C6N "Myrt", the Ki-84 "Frank", the N1K1 "George", and the P1Y "Frances".
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