Murray Rotary 6 Engine
This 2-stroke cycle powerplant of 1912 is the earliest American supercharged aeronautical engine still in existence. A vane-type supercharger is located between the crankcase and the accessory section.
Gift of Miss Vera C. Murray.
Type: Rotary, 6 cylinders, air-cooled, 2-stroke, supercharged
Power rating: 52 kW (70 hp) at 1,200 rpm
Displacement: 6.14 L (374.52 cu in.)
Bore and Stroke: 100 mm (3.94 in.) x 130 mm (5.12 in.)
Weight: 118 kg (260 lb)
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- Joseph J. Murray
- Murray-Willat Company
- PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
- Diameter 73.7 cm (29.0 in.)