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.

Physical Description:
Weight: 118 kg (260 lb)

Country of Origin
United States of America

Designer
Joseph J. Murray
Manufacturer
Murray-Willat Company

Date
1912

Type
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary

Materials
Metal
Dimensions
Diameter 73.7 cm (29.0 in.)

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.

Physical Description:
Weight: 118 kg (260 lb)

Country of Origin
United States of America

Designer
Joseph J. Murray
Manufacturer
Murray-Willat Company

Date
1912

Type
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary

Materials
Metal
Dimensions
Diameter 73.7 cm (29.0 in.)

ID: A19640634000