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  Topic: French aircraft engines

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PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2012 09:56   Subject: French aircraft engines
I DO read French and I can say... These texts are very bad and written by someone who knows neither engine aircraft technology, or even its vocabulary ... The history of French aero engine still remai ...
  Topic: Wright XR-1670

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PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Sun Jun 11, 2006 09:42   Subject: Wright XR-1670

The R-1670 was a scaled-up version of the R-1510, bore growing from 5.00 in to 5.25, with stroke unchanged at 5.50 in.

Some documents presented in the AEHS website mention this engine - we f ...
  Topic: Wright XR-1670

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PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2006 06:47   Subject: Wright XR-1670
Has anybody some details about the ill-fated Wright XR-1670 radial, a two-rows, 14 cylinders version of the Whirlwind built ca. 1935/1936 and that equiped the first Curtiss P36 proto ??

Year, datas ...
  Topic: Mawen engine

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PostForum: Recip Engines 1920=>   Posted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 06:21   Subject: Mawen engine
The MAWEN engine (MAthis-WENergren) engine was first built in France, where a 9-cyl. version passed succesfully its type-test in June 1937. Here is a picture with French SEV magnetos (and... automobil ...
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