Caffort (France)

Anciens Établissements Caffort Frères of Paris, France developed the large, high-powered HOAE described below. The Caffort engine was displayed at the 1926 Paris Aero Show and development continued for a few years.

OL-1815 -- {5.709 / 5.906 / 1814} / {145 / 150 / 29,723}

12cyl; Caffort; 500hp@2200rpm; 1925-1928; Wt = 1210#.
Liquid-cooled engine with dual ignition and four carburetors; geared to 0.53 by two-stage reduction using spur gears and two additional shafts so that the propeller was driven co-axially with the crankshaft.
Applications: None found.


Updated 3/22/04