Mercedes D.I


The Mercedes D.I (also known as the Type E6F[1]) was a six-cylinder, water-cooled, SOHC valvetrain inline engine developed in Germany for use in aircraft in 1913. Developing 75 kW (100 hp), it powered many German military aircraft during the very early part of World War I.

Type Inline piston engine
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Mercedes
First run 1913
Developed into Mercedes D.II


Specifications (D.I)Edit

Data from "Albatros D.I-D.II","Airplane Engine Encyclopedia"

General characteristics

  • Type: 6-cylinder, inline piston engine
  • Bore: 120 mm (4.72 in)
  • Stroke: 140 mm (5.51 in)
  • Displacement: 9.48 l (578.51 cu in)
  • Dry weight: 201.6 kg (444 lb)




See alsoEdit

Comparable engines

Related lists


  1. ^ a b Angle, Glenn; Dale (1921). Airplane Engine Encyclopedia. Otterbein Press. pp. 339. mercedes e6f.
  2. ^ Miller, James F. (2013). Albatros D.I-D.II. Bloomsbury Publishing. p. 21. ISBN 978-1780966014.
  • Gunston, Bill (1986). World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens. p. 98.