Aviation Museum in Košice

Photogallery - engines

Engine Daimler-Benz DB-605

Engine Daimler-Benz DB-605 Twelve-cylinder inverted Vee-type supercharged liquid-cooled engine Daimler-Benz DB-605 was used in fighters Messerschmidt Bf 109G. Cylinders contains 60° angle. Engine has four valves per cylinder (two inlet and two exhaust) operated by rocker arms directly from a single camshaft carried upon the head. It has direct fuel injection. DB-605 were made by german company Flugmotorwerke Ostmark; this actual engine was probably made in affiliated company in Dubnica nad Váhom, Slovakia in 1944.

Basic technical specifications of Daimler-Benz DB 605

bore: 154 mm
stroke: 160 mm
total volume of cylinders: 35,7 l
compression ratio: 7.5/7.3 (87 octane),
8.5/8.3 (96 octane)
length x height x width: 2303 mm x 1050 mm x 762-845 mm
dry weight: 730 - 745 kg
built-in weight: 764 - 815 kg
- maximum: 2800
- climb: 2600
- max. cruise: 2300
performance: 1435 - 2000 hp at sea level

Messerschmitt Bf.109G-6

Messerschmitt Bf.109 G-6 (Slovak national uprising force,
Combined wing, Tri Duby AB, September 1944)
(drawing Jan Máče, the 109 Lair)