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The BMW 132 was a nine-cylinder radial aircraft engine produced by BMW starting in 1933. The 132 was an improved version of the Pratt & Whitney Hornet engine, which they had been building under license as the BMW 114. The 132 found widespread use in the transport role, remaining the primary powerplant of the Junkers Ju 52 for much of its life. Radial engine of a biplane. ... The term aircraft engine, for the purposes of this article, refers to aircraft reciprocating, or rotary, internal combustion engines as opposed to jet engines or turboprops. ... The BMW logo is a circle divided into quadrants of alternating white and light blue color. ... The Pratt & Whitney R-1690 Hornet was an engine widely used in American aircraft from the 1920s through 1940s. ... The Junkers Ju 52 nicknamed Tante Ju (Auntie Ju) and Iron Annie was a civilian airliner and military transport aircraft and bomber manufactured between 1932 and 1945 by Junkers. ...

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BMW 801 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1328 words)
The BMW 801 was a powerful German air-cooled radial aircraft engine built by BMW and used in a number of German military aircraft of World War II.
The resulting proposal was a two-row version of the 132, the 1,400 hp (1,029 kW) BMW 139.
Differences between the 139 and the new design, named the 801 after BMW was given a new block of engine numbers to use, were fairly minor and limited primarily to details except for 14-cylinders instead of 18.
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