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  Topic: Location of Loughead S-1 Engine?
jkinney

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PostForum: Wants   Posted: Thu Jun 01, 2006 08:13   Subject: Location of Loughead S-1 Engine?
Hello everyone,

Would anyone know the location of the Loughead 25-hp S-1 engine? Supposedly, it survives and might be in California. I checked the AEHS museum database and it did not come up.

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  Topic: BMW IIIa
jkinney

Replies: 3
Views: 5831

PostForum: DB, Junkers, Other German Engines   Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2006 13:16   Subject: BMW IIIa
Herb,
It is a different report. If it survives, two places it could be are the Sarah Clark Files at the National Archives (take a look at the AEHS online finding aid) or the Air Force's Historical R ...
  Topic: Looking for information on E.J. Hall
jkinney

Replies: 1
Views: 3866

PostForum: Authors' Corner   Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2005 14:35   Subject: Looking for information on E.J. Hall
I am searching for background information on Elbert J. Hall, co-designer of the Liberty engine and engineer at Hall-Scott. I am specifically looking for biographical details, primarily years of birth ...
  Topic: Need sugestions about book collection
jkinney

Replies: 7
Views: 5565

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Sat May 21, 2005 10:05   Subject: Need sugestions about book collection
This is very exciting news!!! Combined with the world-class aeronautical archival and book collections at Auburn University as well as the USAF Historical Research Agency and Air University Library i ...
  Topic: Wright State University Project
jkinney

Replies: 1
Views: 4491

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Wed Mar 30, 2005 12:31   Subject: Wright State University Project
The Wright Aero drawing collection is unprecedented and will prove to be a valuable resource once it is preserved and catalogued. I worked closely with Dawne Dewey and her folks at WSU to get the col ...
  Topic: Tom Rutledge and Wright Aeronautical
jkinney

Replies: 6
Views: 7960

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 08:41   Subject: Tom Rutledge and Wright Aeronautical
Thanks, I'll pass that information along, but the Rutledge family has been involved in the project.

I posted a reply to your second mesage yesterday, but the server may have timed out.

Heron mor ...
  Topic: Tom Rutledge and Wright Aeronautical
jkinney

Replies: 6
Views: 7960

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Sun Mar 06, 2005 15:34   Subject: Sam Heron and Lindbergh's J-5
Kim McCutcheon would be able to weigh in on this better than I could. He mentions that anecdote in his excellent Whirlwind article on the AEHS website.
  Topic: Tom Rutledge and Wright Aeronautical
jkinney

Replies: 6
Views: 7960

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Mon Feb 07, 2005 15:35   Subject: Tom Rutledge and Wright Aeronautical
Here is a wonderful story for all AEHS members.

The PBS series History Detectives is preparing a story on Tom Rutledge, the Wright mechanic who assembled the Wright J-5 Whirlwind on Lindbergh's Spi ...
  Topic: Mixture control on a R-3350-57 engine.
jkinney

Replies: 10
Views: 12744

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2004 08:04   Subject: Books on Curtiss-Wright History
cconacher:
This is all very interesting, I would like to see a book written on the R3350's history also, including some history on the Curtiss-Wright Co. itself.

Until a more comprehensive history ...
  Topic: Questions re: Continental XR-794 Sleeve Valve
jkinney

Replies: 7
Views: 8143

PostForum: Recip Engines 1920=>   Posted: Wed May 05, 2004 12:39   Subject: Questions re: Continental XR-794 Sleeve Valve
Thanks, Kim!
  Topic: Questions re: Continental XR-794 Sleeve Valve
jkinney

Replies: 7
Views: 8143

PostForum: Recip Engines 1920=>   Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2004 13:55   Subject: Questions re: Continental XR-794 Sleeve Valve
Can any AEHS members help answer the following questions regarding the Continental XR-794 sleeve valve engine?

What was the sleeve/port timing?

Who was responsible for the design? Two names tha ...
 
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