Nakajima Hikari

Summary

The Nakajima Hikari (Japanese: 光 "Light") was a nine-cylinder, air-cooled, radial aircraft engine developed in Japan for Navy use during World War II by the Nakajima Aircraft Company. It was a development of the Nakajima Kotobuki and Wright Cyclone. In Army use it was known as the Ha20.

Hikari
Type Piston aircraft engine
Manufacturer Nakajima Aircraft Company
Major applications Aichi D1A
Developed from Nakajima Kotobuki

VariantsEdit

Hikari 1
820 hp (610 kW)
Hikari 1 kai
670–730 hp (500–540 kW)
Hikari 2
750–840 hp (560–630 kW)
Hikari 3
770 hp (570 kW)

ApplicationsEdit

SpecificationsEdit

General characteristics

  • Type: 9-cylinder air-cooled radial aircraft piston engine
  • Bore: 160 mm (6.3 in)
  • Stroke: 180 mm (7.1 in)
  • Displacement: 32.57 L (1,988 cu in)
  • Diameter: 1.375 mm

Components

  • Cooling system: Air-cooled

Performance

  • Power output: 820 hp (610 kW)

See alsoEdit

Related development

Related lists

ReferencesEdit

  • Goodwin, Mike & Starkings, Peter (2017). Japanese Aero-Engines 1910-1945. Sandomierz, Poland: MMPBooks. ISBN 978-83-65281-32-6.

External linksEdit

  • Classic Aeroplane Museum Nihon Koukuuki Jiten