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Curtiss C-6

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C-6
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National origin

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Manufacturer

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The Curtiss C-6 is a six-cylinder, water-cooled, inline aircraft engine.[1]

Design and development

The C-6 features an overhead cam and aluminum cylinder jackets. Further development as a V-12 engine was carried out resulting in the C-12 and CD-12 engines.

Variants

6-cylinder water-cooled in-line engine

Applications

Engines on display

Specifications (C-6)

General characteristics

  • Type: 6-cylinder water-cooled inline
  • Dry weight: 420 lb

Components

  • Valvetrain: Two intake and two exhaust valves per cylinder, pushrod-actuated
  • Cooling system: Water-cooled

Performance

  • Power output:
  • 160 hp at 1,250 rpm[3]
  • 161 hp at 1,760 rpm[4]
  • Fuel consumption: .5 lbs per hp per hr
  • Oil consumption: .016 lbs per hp per hr
  • Power-to-weight ratio: 0.38 hp/lb

See also

Related lists

References

  1. "Joe Gertler's Memaerolbilia". Retrieved 17 Feb 2011. 
  2. "Curtiss Seagull". Retrieved 17 Feb 2011. 
  3. "Curtiss Night Mail Plane". Flight. 1 November 1923. 
  4. Glenn Dale Angle. Airplane engine encyclopedia: an alphabetically arranged compilation of all.