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  Topic: Sixty-plus Vintage aero engine images
jgertler

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PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2004 08:16   Subject: Sixty-plus Vintage aero engine images
Just found this great website with mulitple pages of decent size images of vintage aero engines in Italian Museums.
http://www2.polito.it/strutture/cemed/museovirtuale/english/memoria/4-02/4-201/4201 ...
  Topic: Where did all the Liberty engines go?
jgertler

Replies: 3
Views: 6838

PostForum: Non-Technical Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 09, 2003 19:39   Subject: Where did all the Liberty engines go?
There is an interesting, but erratic book on the Liberty, it's development and use, in the Smithsonian Annals of Flight books series.
It is Volume 1 # 3 in the series and is inexpensive and not hard ...
  Topic: Where did all the Liberty engines go?
jgertler

Replies: 3
Views: 6838

PostForum: Non-Technical Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 05, 2003 18:33   Subject: Where did all the Liberty engines go?
That was the question asked on another forum.
I'd say the answer to the heading of this thread is: Russia..
When I was seriously collecting early engines I'd research where they all went. who bought ...
  Topic: Liberty- Trego connection?
jgertler

Replies: 2
Views: 4450

PostForum: WWI Engines   Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2003 09:36   Subject: Liberty- Trego connection?
Has anybody heard of the Trego Company (U.S. circa 1918) ? It doesn't ring a bell like the Vimalert and Gar Wood and other companies that made marine conversions. I have no reason to suggest it was a ...
  Topic: Where to find collectable engines?
jgertler

Replies: 9
Views: 12236

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2003 08:48   Subject: Where to find collectable engines?
Here's a tip that often provided good results for us...We built up a collection/display of over 175 different pre-WWII aero engines/45 WWI and earlier/19 the only ones in the world. That does not incl ...
  Topic: great engine reference book
jgertler

Replies: 6
Views: 5452

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2003 20:23   Subject: great engine reference book
Hi Kim; As a fellow owner of the best aero engine reference book ever pulished, the 1939 version of AEROSPHERE Smile , I can tell you this is an even more interesting book than the others you mention.
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  Topic: great engine reference book
jgertler

Replies: 6
Views: 5452

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2003 10:14   Subject: great engine reference book
C'mon guys, where are all the other posters? There must be at least a hundred of you that have interesting engine anecdotes and information that excited you when you discovered it...
When I think of ...
  Topic: Welcome Aboard!
jgertler

Replies: 5
Views: 6768

PostForum: Help With Using This Bulletin Board   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2003 23:30   Subject: Welcome Aboard!
This site is a terrific accomplishment of great and lasting value, Cheers to you and all who helped set it up Very Happy
What a difference from years ago when it would take a month to exchange letters with ...
  Topic: pre-WWII church racing engine
jgertler

Replies: 3
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PostForum: Air Racing - General   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2003 16:38   Subject: pre-WWII church racing engine
I forgot to list the specific name for this engine. Just as heath made a lot of different types of Henderson conversion parts for homebuilders-and listed their Own factory built engine as the B-4...Ji ...
  Topic: pre-WWII church racing engine
jgertler

Replies: 3
Views: 5802

PostForum: Air Racing - General   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2003 15:23   Subject: pre-WWII church racing engine
Here is an unusual Pre-War racing engine, built by Jim Church for the Church mid-wing racer in the National Air Races. Allow me to point out some novelties. He cast his own cylinders (did not use Heat ...
 
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