was an adaptation of the Bristol Aeroplane Company
engine, adapted to run on the Diesel cycle
. Only a few were built between 1928 and 1932, although samples fitted to a Westland Wapiti held the altitude record for Diesel powered planes from 1934 until WWII
. The primary advantage of the Phoenix was better fuel economy at cruise, up to 35%.
- Bore / Stroke / Displacement: 5.75" x 7.5", 1753 cu in (28.7 litre)
- Compression ratio: 14:1
- HP: 470 hp at(unknown) RPM
- Weight: (unknown)