P.XII
The Piaggio P.XII displayed at Museo dell'Aria e dello Spazio in San Pelagio, Due Carrare, Province of Padua
Type Radial engine
National origin Italy
Manufacturer Piaggio
Major applications Piaggio P.108
CANT Z.1018

The Piaggio P.XII is an Italian 18-cylinder radial aircraft engine developed in the 1930s by Rinaldo Piaggio S.p.A.. The engine was used in many Italian aircraft from 1940 until the end of World War II. An up-rated version was produced as the Piaggio P.XXII.

Variants

Variants of the Piaggio P.XII include: (R - Riduttore - reduction gearing and C - Compressore - supercharged)

P.XII R.C.35
(geared, rated altitude 3,500 m (11,500 ft))
P.XII R.C.40
(geared, rated altitude 4,000 m (13,000 ft))
P.XII R.C.l00/2v
(geared, rated altitude 10,000 m (33,000 ft))
P.XV R.C.60/2v
(geared, rated altitude 6,000 m (20,000 ft))
P.XXII R.C.35D
Higher rating with slightly higher displacement than the P.XII series engines. (geared, rated altitude 3,500 m (11,500 ft))
P.XXII R.C.35R
Same as P.XXII R.C.35D, but propeller rotates in opposite direction
P.XXII R.C.60
(geared, rated altitude 6,000 m (20,000 ft))

Applications

Specifications (P.XII R.C.35)

Data from Aircraft Engines of the World 1945.[1]

General characteristics

Components

Performance

See also

Related lists

References

Notes

  1. ^ Wilkinson, Paul H. (1945). Aircraft engines of the World 1945 (2nd ed.). London: Paul H. Wilkinson. pp. 306–307.

Bibliography

  • Gunston, Bill. World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines. Cambridge, England. Patrick Stephens Limited, 1989. ISBN 1-85260-163-9
  • Wilkinson, Paul H.. Aircraft Engines of the World. 1941