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Blackburn Cirrus Bombardier

Cirrus Bombardier

Airplane - Blackburn Cirrus Bombardier

Type: Air-cooled 4 cylinder inline piston engine
National origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Blackburn Aircraft
First run: c.1954

The Blackburn Cirrus Bombardier was a British, inline, four cylinder aircraft engine that was developed and built by the Blackburn Aircraft company in the mid-1950s. The engine featured fuel injection.


Cirrus Bombardier 203 Military version, 203 hp (151 kW). Cirrus Bombardier 702 Civil version, 180 hp (134 kW).


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Specifications (Cirrus Bombardier 203)

Data from Lumsden.

General characteristics

Type: Inline, air cooled, inverted 4-cylinder
Bore: 4.8 in (122 mm)
Stroke: 5.5 in (140 mm)
Displacement: 398 cu in (6.5 L)
Length: 45.3 in (1,151 mm)
Width: 19 in (483 mm)
Height: 30.95 in (786 mm)
Dry weight: 325 lb (147.4 kg)


Valvetrain: 1 inlet and 1 exhaust valve per cylinder
Fuel system: Fuel injected
Fuel type: 100 octane petrol
Cooling system: Air-cooled


Power output: 203 hp (151 kW) at 2,100 rpm
Compression ratio: 7:1
Power-to-weight ratio: 0.62 hp/lb (1 kW/kg)

Related development

Blackburn Cirrus Minor
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Related lists

List of aircraft engines

Gunston, Bill (1986). World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens. pp. 40.
Lumsden, Alec. British Piston Engines and their Aircraft. Marlborough, Wiltshire: Airlife Publishing, 2003. ISBN 1-85310-294-6.

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