Lorraine 12E Courlis

The Lorraine 12E Courlis was a W-12 (broad arrow) aero engine produced in France during the 1920s and 1930s.

12E Courlis
Type Piston aero engine
National origin France
Manufacturer Lorraine-Dietrich
First run 1922

Variants

12E
12Eb
12Ebr
12Ed
12Edr
12Ee
12Ew
The standard Eb fitted with a supplementary supercharger.
Elizalde A
The 12E built under licence in Spain by Elizalde S.A.

Applications

Aircraft

Other applications

Specifications (12Ed)

Data from Gunston.[1]

General characteristics

  • Type: 12-cylinder piston engine
  • Bore: 120 mm (4.72 in)
  • Stroke: 180 mm (7.1 in)
  • Displacement: 24.4 L (1,491 cu in)

Components

  • Fuel system: carburettor
  • Fuel type: Petrol
  • Cooling system: Liquid-cooled

Performance

  • Power output: 336 kW (450 hp) at 2,500 rpm

See also

Related development

  • Nakajima 12

Comparable engines

Related lists

References

Notes

  1. Gunston 1989, p. 94.

Bibliography

  • Gunston, Bill. World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines. Cambridge, England. Patrick Stephens Limited, 1989. ISBN 1-85260-163-9
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