Continental C-125-2 Horizontally-opposed Engine

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    Continental C-125-2 Horizontally-opposed Engine

    Type: Reciprocating, Horizontally-opposed, 6 Cylinders, Air-cooled Power rating: 93.2 kW (125 hp) at 2,550 rpm Displacement: 4.6 L (282 cu in) Bore and Stroke: 103.2 mm (4.0625 in) x 92 mm ( 3.625 in) Weight (dry): 116.6 kg (257 lb)

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    Continental C-125-2 Horizontally-opposed Engine

    Type: Reciprocating, Horizontally-opposed, 6 Cylinders, Air-cooled Power rating: 93.2 kW (125 hp) at 2,550 rpm Displacement: 4.6 L (282 cu in) Bore and Stroke: 103.2 mm (4.0625 in) x 92 mm ( 3.625 in) Weight (dry): 116.6 kg (257 lb)

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    Continental C-125-2 Horizontally-opposed Engine

    Type: Reciprocating, Horizontally-opposed, 6 Cylinders, Air-cooled Power rating: 93.2 kW (125 hp) at 2,550 rpm Displacement: 4.6 L (282 cu in) Bore and Stroke: 103.2 mm (4.0625 in) x 92 mm ( 3.625 in) Weight (dry): 116.6 kg (257 lb)

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This engine powered a small 1940s general aviation airplane (a Globe Swift GC-1B). Airplane piston engine technology has improved since then, but the basic operating principles have not changed.