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  Topic: Hi from Belgium, help for identification
kmccutcheon

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Pratt & Whitney Engines   Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 09:21   Subject: Re: No photos?
Good morning,
It appears that the links to your photos are broken.

The links work for me. These are P&W R-985s on a crashed Beech 18; the landing gear construction is the giveaway.
  Topic: Aircraft engine torque specs.
kmccutcheon

Replies: 4
Views: 177

PostForum: Authors' Corner   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 08:20   Subject: Aircraft engine torque specs.
When I think of how a fully loaded B-17 had to struggle its way to its target with the engines stressed to the limit under continuous full rated power-just wondered how the torque compared to the truc ...
  Topic: Aircraft engine torque specs.
kmccutcheon

Replies: 4
Views: 177

PostForum: Authors' Corner   Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:27   Subject: Aircraft engine torque specs.
Average torque values do not appear in aircraft engine specifications because they are of little value to aircraft designers, who get nearly everything necessary for aircraft design and operation from ...
  Topic: Carburetors on the Allison V-1710B?
kmccutcheon

Replies: 2
Views: 111

PostForum: Allison Engines   Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 08:55   Subject: Carburetors on the Allison V-1710B?
John Leonard responded with the following:
I have a report titled "Development Test of Allison V-1710-4 Engine in Accordance with Navy Specification E-4G 150 Hour Endurance Test" written by ...
  Topic: Announcing the AEHS 2017 Convention
kmccutcheon

Replies: 5
Views: 972

PostForum: AEHS 2017 Convention   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:04   Subject: Announcing the AEHS 2017 Convention
The latest schedule has been uploaded. Please see
http://www.enginehistory.org/Convention/Convention2017.shtml
for details.
  Topic: AEHS 2017 Convention Advisory
kmccutcheon

Replies: 0
Views: 122

PostForum: AEHS 2017 Convention   Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 07:27   Subject: AEHS 2017 Convention Advisory
The 2017 AEHS Convention venue will be hotter and drier than any previous one, and all attendees will be spending a lot of time outside. The size of the Pima Air and Space Museum will make Duxford loo ...
  Topic: electroforming for water jackets
kmccutcheon

Replies: 3
Views: 247

PostForum: WWI Engines   Posted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:51   Subject: electroforming for water jackets
That is correct. Some WWI-era engines had copper water jackets that were fabricated by electroplating.
  Topic: Junkers Jumo 004
kmccutcheon

Replies: 0
Views: 197

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 06:38   Subject: Junkers Jumo 004
The AEHS has learned of two (2) Junkers Jumo 004 engines for sale.

Fred Bieser
c/o TURRET MUSEUM
2890 Hwy 212, #225
Conyers, GA 30094

Make offer.
  Topic: Lockheed design manual
kmccutcheon

Replies: 1
Views: 165

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 06:34   Subject: Lockheed design manual
I concur with Bill's assessment; this is an interesting aircraft structures, controls, landing gear, etc. reference covering not only Lockheed aircraft, but British, French, German, Russian, and other ...
  Topic: Announcing the AEHS 2017 Convention
kmccutcheon

Replies: 5
Views: 972

PostForum: AEHS 2017 Convention   Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 08:15   Subject: Announcing the AEHS 2017 Convention
Four Tucson-area non-aviation tours are available for AEHS 2017 Convention Registrants.

Please see http://www.enginehistory.org/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=893

for further information.
  Topic: Non-Aviation Activities for Guest Registrants
kmccutcheon

Replies: 0
Views: 210

PostForum: AEHS 2017 Convention   Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 08:10   Subject: Non-Aviation Activities for Guest Registrants
For AEHS 2017 Convention Registrants seeking non-aviation activities, Kathy McDaid has generously offered to guide several Tucson-area tours. Kathy is an active volunteer at the Tucson Botanical Garde ...
  Topic: King-Bugatti U-16 Parts for Sale
kmccutcheon

Replies: 0
Views: 214

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 07:02   Subject: King-Bugatti U-16 Parts for Sale
For Sale: 1919 King-Bugatti Number J.53 Engine Parts manufactured by Duesenberg Motors, Elizabeth, New Jersey.
Three cylinder blocks, one cam/valve assembly, one magneto drive, two carbs (one complet ...
  Topic: Metroploitan Vickers Gas Turbines
kmccutcheon

Replies: 1
Views: 270

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 12:12   Subject: Metroploitan Vickers Gas Turbines
Thank you for alerting us to this, Bill.

It appears Metrovick gas turbine development had a lot in common with Westinghouse in the United States, at least in terms of large companies trying their ...
  Topic: Announcing the AEHS 2017 Convention
kmccutcheon

Replies: 5
Views: 972

PostForum: AEHS 2017 Convention   Posted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:28   Subject: Announcing the AEHS 2017 Convention
Another speaker has been added to the Friday session. Please see
[url=http://www.enginehistory.org/Convention/Convention2017.shtml]http://www.enginehistory.org/Convention/Convention2017.shtml
for de ...
  Topic: More to Do While in Tucson
kmccutcheon

Replies: 0
Views: 348

PostForum: AEHS 2017 Convention   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 08:08   Subject: More to Do While in Tucson
Tim and Kathy McDaid have suggested the following non-aviation activities for those visiting during the AEHS 2017 Convention.

The Tucson Botanical Gardens is like a garden island right in town. At ...
 
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