Wright-Hispano E

The Wright-Martin Aircraft Corporation was formed in 1916 to make Hispano-Suiza engines under license. Large numbers of the Model E (the Hispano-Suiza 8Aa) were produced with minor improvements.
The last of the E model engines, the E-4 Tempest was the main product of the new Wright Aeronautical company when it was formed in 1919.


  • E: 180 hp (134 kW)
  • E-4: 200 hp (149 kW)


  • Vee, water-cooled piston engine
  • Eight cylinders
  • Displacement: 718 cubic inches (11.8 litres)

used by

  • Consolidated PT-1 Trusty