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  Topic: Sunbeam-Coatalen Engine Catalogue
klankenau

Replies: 3
Views: 256

PostForum: WWI Engines   Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 12:50   Subject: Sunbeam-Coatalen Engine Catalogue
You never hear anything good about Hispano copies, whether license built or otherwise. I think you have to take into consideration all of the problems Hispano itself was having, especially with the g ...
  Topic: Dave Birch
klankenau

Replies: 3
Views: 555

PostForum: David Birch - Rest in Peace   Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2018 13:20   Subject: Dave Birch
Wow, I was just thinking of Dave yesterday!
  Topic: ASh-62
klankenau

Replies: 4
Views: 4171

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 13:49   Subject: ASh-62
Roland,
Essco has manuals for the 1820. https://www.esscoaircraft.com/c-7656-wright-aeronautical-gr-1820-series.aspx
  Topic: R-3350 Main Bearings
klankenau

Replies: 1
Views: 535

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 15:23   Subject: R-3350 Main Bearings
Austin 7 uses ball bearings for the front & rear main bearings.... oh, you said "modern engine"... sorry!
  Topic: Allison V1710 magneto caps
klankenau

Replies: 0
Views: 1536

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 17:32   Subject: Allison V1710 magneto caps
Thanks to the staff at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, we are now making magneto caps for Alllison V12's. These should be up on our website soon.
  Topic: British Thomson-Houston magneto caps & rotors
klankenau

Replies: 1
Views: 3261

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 17:27   Subject: British Thomson-Houston magneto caps & rotors
We are in the process of making distributor caps (CX71374/1 LH and CX71372/1 RH) and rotors for British Thomson-Houston magnetos as fitted to de Havilland Gypsy Six engines.

If anyone knows the cor ...
  Topic: Righter drone engine timing covers
klankenau

Replies: 0
Views: 1385

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 17:14   Subject: Righter drone engine timing covers
At the specific request of Tom Fey and for those collectors who are into smaller engines, we've made tooling to reproduce the metal timing covers for Righter drone engines, part number 6299 (and 44A10 ...
  Topic: Liberty 8 distributor caps
klankenau

Replies: 0
Views: 2171

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2015 12:25   Subject: Liberty 8 distributor caps
We just made a couple of Liberty 8 distributor caps for the National Museum of the United States Air Force. They are now fitted to an original engine whose restoration is now complete. Considering t ...
  Topic: Nelson H-44 engine
klankenau

Replies: 6
Views: 6242

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2015 12:11   Subject: Nelson H-44 engine
Considering the production quantity, application and era, any "manuals" were most likely limited to several pages of basic information, typewritten and mimeographed.

An interesting piece ...
  Topic: Greatest Aero Engine Ever
klankenau

Replies: 9
Views: 11540

PostForum: Non-Technical Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2013 14:33   Subject: Greatest Aero Engine Ever
Prior to the Gnome, "dependable" would not be a term generally thought of when referring to an aero engine. It's simplicity and dependability revolutionized the scene just in time for the G ...
  Topic: British Thomson-Houston magneto caps & rotors
klankenau

Replies: 1
Views: 3261

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2013 14:47   Subject: British Thomson-Houston magneto caps & rotors
We have just started making distributor caps (CX158600) and rotors (CX96376/1) for British Thomson-Houston CD6A magneto distributors as fitted to de Havilland Gypsy Queen (6 cylinder) engines.

This ...
  Topic: Gnome 160 magneto control
klankenau

Replies: 0
Views: 2650

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:14   Subject: Gnome 160 magneto control
We just made a small number of magneto control heads for Gnome 160. Wish I could provide a part number, but haven't been able to find one. They look like a hockey puck with a number of carbon brushe ...
  Topic: Bosch HL-8 magneto caps
klankenau

Replies: 1
Views: 4072

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 18:44   Subject: Bosch HL-8 magneto caps
I was going through my copies of Torque Meter and noticed that on the cover of the issue that contained "Re-inventing the Liberty Cap" was a photo of the Bugatti U-16. Ironically, several y ...
  Topic: Bosch HL-8 magneto caps
klankenau

Replies: 1
Views: 4072

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 18:01   Subject: Bosch HL-8 magneto caps
We're now making both types of caps for the Bosch HL-8 magneto;
- HL8-DC1 has vertical threaded stud HT connections, single brush & clip fitment as fitted to aircraft applications
- H:8-DC2 ...
  Topic: Oil coolers R-2800?
klankenau

Replies: 6
Views: 7314

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Sat Sep 18, 2010 14:42   Subject: Oil coolers R-2800?
I contacted the Berlin Airlift Foundation some time ago and never received a response, so these puppies are still hunting for a new home.
 
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