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Taurus Aircraft Engine


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The Bristol Taurus was an air-cooled radial aircraft engine with fourteen cylinders. Derived from the Pegasus, it had a bore of 5 inches (127mm) and stroke of 5.625 inches (143mm). It was an unusually compact engine, with a diameter of just 46 inches (1.168m).

Model
Horsepower
Wattage
Notes
Vi
1130 hp
843 kW According to some sources, this was a sleeve-valve engine.
XII
1130 hp 843 kW

Aircraft using this engine included the Albacore and the Beaufort.

References
Gunston (2006)


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