Fiat A.12

The Fiat A.12 was a six-cylinder liquid-cooled in-line engine with a bore of 160 mm and a stroke of 180 mm, giving a capacity of just under 22 liters, with variants producing between 245 and 300 horsepower at 1,700 rpm. The A.12 was a rather large aero engine at the time, but it was efficient and reliable. A total of 13,260 A.12s were produced between 1916 and 1919.

A.12
Preserved Fiat A.12 engine
Type Piston engine
Manufacturer Fiat
Number built 13,260
Developed from Fiat A.10

Variants

A.12
A.12bis

Applications

 Finland
 France
 Italy
 United Kingdom

Engines on display

Specifications (A.12)

Data from

General characteristics

  • Type: 6-cylinder liquid-cooled inline engine.
  • Bore: 160 mm (6.30 in)
  • Stroke: 180 mm (7.09 in)
  • Displacement: 21.71 L (1,325.1 cu in)
  • Length: 1,780 mm (70 in)
  • Width: 560 mm (22 in)
  • Height: 1,130 mm (44.5 in)
  • Dry weight: 415 kg (915 lb)

Components

  • Fuel system: Carburetor
  • Fuel type: octane
  • Cooling system: Liquid

Performance

  • Power output: 245 hp at 1,700 rpm

See also

Comparable engines

Related lists

References

  1. New England Air Museum - Fiat A.12 Retrieved: 29 March 2013
  • Gunston, Bill. (1986). World Encyclopaedia of Aero Engines. Patrick Stephens: Wellingborough. p. 62
  • Hirschauer, Louis; Dollfus, Charles, eds. (1921). L'Année Aéronautique: 1920-1921. Paris: Dunod. p. 123.
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