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Maybach HS
Maybach Mb.IV

 

The Maybach Mb.IV, originally designated Maybach HS, (only related to the Mb IVa by layout and size), was a six cylinder in-line, water cooled, piston engine, originally developed for use in airships, it was also used for large aircraft such as the Dornier Rs.I giant seaplane. Variants of the original HS engine included the Maybach HS D and Maybach HS Lu.

 

Variants:
Maybach HS
Company designation

Maybach HS D
A variant of the HS

Maybach HS Lu
A high compression high altitude rated variant.

Mb.IV
The Idflieg designation for production HS engines.

 

Applications:
Dornier Rs.I
LVG G.III
Siemens-Schuckert L.I

 

 

 

 

 

 


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