Re: Largest piston engines

Date:         19 Apr 99 02:22:33 
From:         Adam Keys <>
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I presume you are really interested in single engine with its own
propeller unit. However if you cast your net a little wider you will get
int o the realms of coupled engines. For example the Bristol Brabazon with
eight Bristol Centaurus engines of 2500 hp each, coupled in pairs through
a single propeller, thereby giving 5000 hp through a single propeller

I am sure the Wright Compounds came in at a greater bhp for a single
engine. Anyway I will have a root through various books and see what I can

That said I am sure that somebody else on this group will have the
definitive answer.