Muncie Gear (US)

Muncie engines were built by the Muncie Gear Co. of Muncie, Indiana during WWII. The firm developed a small two-stroke cycle engine to power radio-controlled target drones for US Army and Navy gunnery practice. The compiler has found only the brief specifications given below for the experimental Military version; see the AMC reference that can be reached at the Aircraft Engine Historical Society Home Page under their "Reference" heading.

O-40 (2-Stroke) -- {N/A / N/A / 40} / {N/A / N/A / 655}

2cyl; Military XO-40-1; 18hp@3800rpm, 20@4000 (TO); 1943-1945; Wt = N/A; TC = none.
Applications: None found.


Updated 7/6/04