Mikulin AM-42 aircraft engine cross section

Number of cylinders:12
Cubic capacity:46, 66 l
Bore:160 mm
Maximum performance:1,520 LE
Dry weight:996 kg
It propelled the Il-10 Panther Manufacturing of this liquid cooled, piston driven, V-12 aircraft engine designed by Alexander Mikulin began in 1944. It was primarily installed on the Ilyushin Il-10 attack aircraft. The Il-10 Panther was made to replace the popular Il-2 "Strumovik" during World War II. The prototype took-off in spring 1944. After the war it was redesigned and the Hungarian Air Force received 159 Panthers from the Soviet Union. The model served in Hungary between 1949 and 1956.