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Perseus Aircraft Engine


Photograph of Perseus aircraft engine

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The Bristol Perseus was an air-cooled radial aircraft engine with nine cylinders. It had a bore of 5.75 inches (146mm) and stroke of 6.5 inches (165mm) and used sleeve valves, which made for a relatively quiet engine.

Model
Horsepower
Wattage
Notes
VIII
825 hp
615 kW

Aircraft using this engine included the Vildebeeste.

References
Gunston (2006)


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