In 1907 the famous French automotive firm started manufacture of aircraft engines. This World War I example is the largest of the Renault air-cooled engines. It was inefficient compared to contemporary engines such as the Hispano-Suiza which put out 50% more H.P. while using only two-thirds the amount of fuel.
- Country: France
- Year: Circa 1916
- Horsepower: 138
- RPM: 1800
- Weight: 772 lbs.
- Displacement: Approx. 806 cu. in.
- Configuration: V-12, air-cooled
- Used In: Farman Seaplane