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Zuisei Aircraft Engine


Photograph of Japanese Zuisei 13 aircraft engine

U.S. Navy. Via Francillon (1979).

The Mitsubishi Zuisei ("Holy Star") 13 was  an air-cooled fourteen-cylinder double row radial engine with a 140mm bore and 150mm stroke. It resembled the Ha-26 and Ha-102 series.

Model
Horsepower
Wattage
Notes
11
870 hp (takeoff)
850 hp (7500 feet)
649 kW (takeoff)
634 kW (2300 m)
Also known as the  [Ha-31] 11
13
840 hp
626 kW
Also known as the MK2 and the [Ha-31] 13

Variants of this engine were used on the A6M1 "Zero", the E7K "Alf", the Ki-30 "Ann" and the F1M2 "Pete".

References

Francillon (1979)
Gunston (2006)
Peattie (2001)



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