Polish Aviation Museum

31-864 Kraków,
al. Jana Pawła II 39
phone: (12) 640 99 60,
(12) 642 40 70
e-mail: info@muzeumlotnictwa.pl

a cultural institution of the Malopolska Region

Małopolska – Kraków Region

Mecenas Muzeum

Kraków Airport

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Skrzydlata Polska

Aircraft engine: Hirth HM-508

Hirth HM-508
inline engine

Configuration8-cylinder inverted V
Displacement8.0 l (488 cu in)
Compression ratio6.2
Weight:208 kg (458 lb)
Maximum power280 hp at 3,100 RPM
Climb power255 hp at 2,990 RPM

An engine fitted with a single-stage supercharger, designed by Hellmuth Hirth. A characteristic feature was the crankshaft, assembled from joint elements and the propeller and crankshaft joined by so called Hirth’s joint. It was used in the Messerschmitt Bf 108C and Heinkel He 116 aircraft.



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