Walter Scolar

The Walter Scolar was a Czechoslovakian nine-cylinder, air-cooled radial engine for powering light aircraft that first ran in 1936. With a displacement of 8 litres (490 cu in), it produced 132 kW (180 hp) at 2,500 rpm.[1]

Walter Scolar
Type Radial aero engine
National origin Czechoslovakia
Manufacturer Walter Aircraft Engines
First run 1936


Engines on display

Preserved examples of the Walter Skolar engine are on display at the following museums:

Specifications (Scolar)

Data from Kosice Air Museum[2]

General characteristics


  • Valvetrain: One intake and one exhaust valve per cylinder
  • Fuel system: Carburettor
  • Fuel type: Petrol
  • Cooling system: Air-cooled


See also

Comparable engines

Related lists



  1. Gunston 1989, p. 174.
  2. Kosice Air Museum - Walter Scolar Retrieved: 18 October 2010


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