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Encyclopedia > Rotax 914

The Rotax 914 is a turbo-charged, four-cylinder, horizontally-opposed aircraft engine with air-cooled cylinders and water-cooled heads. It commonly powers light aircraft and UAVs. Rotax is an Austrian engine manufacturer, founded in 1920 in Dresden, Germany. ... Unmanned Aerial Vehicle over Iraq. ...


Specifications

  • Bore: 79.5 mm (3.1 in)
  • Stroke: 61 mm (2.4 in)
  • Displacement: 1.2 L (74 cu in)
  • Power: 84 kW (115 hp) at 5,800 rpm (with a 5 minute time limit)

Applications

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References

  • Manufacturer's website

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Rotax Engines (406 words)
The 115 hp turbo-charged Rotax 914 is also very popular with customers who wish to fly at altitude.
Rotax two stroke power units are available with 3 different types of integral gearboxes.
Rotax two stroke engines can be supplied with a noise reduction package consisting of air intake silencer and filter, and an exhaust after muffler in addition to the matched exhaust and silencer.
Rotax at AllExperts (258 words)
Rotax is an Austrian engine manufacturer, founded in 1920 in Dresden, Germany.
In 1970 Lohner-Rotax was bought by Bombardier, thus allowing Rotax to further develop its motorcycle motor section.
Other important dates include 1962, when a Rotax engine was first installed in a snowmobile and 1989, when Rotax received Type Certification for its 912 A aircraft engine.
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