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Continental O-470-13A

DAYTON, Ohio -- Continental O-470 engine on display in the Presidential Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- Continental O-470 engine on display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)


The O-470-13A powered the U.S. Air Force's Beech T-34A Mentor. This series of aircooled piston engines became available in the early 1950s, and they have also equipped the USAF's Cessna U-3A and many civilian general aviation aircraft.

TECHNICAL NOTES:
Type:
Six-cylinder, air-cooled, horizontally opposed
Displacement: 471 cu. in.
Horsepower: 225
Maximum rpm: 2,600

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