ⓘ Category:Inline-six engines

Alfa Romeo 115

The Alfa Romeo 115 was an Italian 6-cylinder air-cooled inverted inline engine for aircraft use, mainly for training and light planes, based on the de Havilland Gipsy Six engine. Production totalled approximately 1.600 units. Derivatives of the 115 include the -1, bis, ter and Alfa Romeo 116.

Argus As 17

The Argus As 17 was a 200 hp 149 kW inverted six cylinder aircraft engine demonstrated in 1934. It was used to power a small number of German aircraft in the late 1930s, notably entries to the Challenge International de Tourisme 1934. The As 17A was used to power the fourth prototype Messerschmitt Bf 108. A more developed engine, the As 17B was used to power the seventh Bf 108A prototype but was not used in the production version.


BMW IIIa was an inline six-cylinder SOHC valvetrain, water-cooled aircraft engine, the first-ever product from BMW GmbH. Its success laid the foundation for future BMW success. It is best known as the powerplant of the Fokker D.VIIF, which outperformed any allied aircraft.


On 17 June 1919 Franz Zeno Diemer flew a DFW F37, powered by a BMW IV engine to an unofficial world record height of 9.760 m 32.021 ft from Oberwiesenfeld, reaching that altitude in 89 minutes. Diemer stated at the time, "I could have gone much higher, but I didnt have enough oxygen."

Chevrolet straight-6 engine

The Chevrolet straight-six engine was Chevrolets sole engine from 1929 inline-four) through 1954, and was the companys base engine starting in 1955 when they added the small block V8 to the lineup. It was completely phased out in North America by 1990, in Brazil, GM held on to their fuel-injected version through the 1998 model year. It was replaced by more recently developed V6 and four-cylinder engines. Many popular cars and trucks, including the Chevrolet Camaro, Chevrolet Impala, and Chevrolet Suburban used the inline-six as the base engine. Chevrolet did not offer another inline-six un ...

De Havilland Gipsy Queen

The de Havilland Gipsy Queen is a British six-cylinder aero engine of 9.2 litres capacity that was developed in 1936 by the de Havilland Engine Company. It was developed from the de Havilland Gipsy Six for military aircraft use. Produced between 1936 and 1950 Gipsy Queen engines still power vintage de Havilland aircraft types today.