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  Topic: Things to Do Before and After the Convention
kmccutcheon

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PostForum: AEHS 2018 Convention   Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 05:09   Subject: Things to Do Before and After the Convention
San Francisco Fleet Week, 1 - 8 October [url=https://fleetweeksf.org/]https://fleetweeksf.org/
Blue Angels Fri/Sat/Sun
  Topic: Sunbeam-Coatalen Engine Catalogue
kmccutcheon

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PostForum: WWI Engines   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 14:11   Subject: Sunbeam-Coatalen Engine Catalogue
I've never heard anything good about the Sunbeam Arab either. I think its appearance in a marketing document should be taken at face value --- simply an attempt to sell a flawed product. News didn't t ...
  Topic: Dave Birch
kmccutcheon

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PostForum: David Birch - Rest in Peace   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 07:01   Subject: David Birch Eulogy
The following was spoken by Dave Piggott at Dave Birch's funeral...

DAVID BIRCH 1939 – 2018

David Birch was an aviation historian, “ par excellence “.

Dave was a founder member of the ...
  Topic: Dave Birch
kmccutcheon

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PostForum: David Birch - Rest in Peace   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 14:10   Subject: Dave Birch
Today I received word that Dave Birch suffered a stroke and died last week.

Dave was an author who helped create the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust in which he was an active participant. Dave was also ...
  Topic: 2018 AEHS Convention
kmccutcheon

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PostForum: AEHS 2018 Convention   Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:24   Subject: 2018 AEHS Convention
The Fifteenth Annual AEHS Convention will be 2 - 5 October in Sacramento, California. Please visit
http://www.enginehistory.org/Convention/Convention2018.shtml
for details.
  Topic: Three More Presentations Added
kmccutcheon

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PostForum: AEHS 2018 Convention   Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:16   Subject: Three More Presentations Added
Terry Welshans will discuss Wright H3 Engine Construction Details
Tom Fey will discuss Propfans: Propfans: The GE36, 578-DX, D-236, D-27, and Modern Open Rotor Engines
Mike Nixon will describe Junk ...
  Topic: R-2180 production totals error.
kmccutcheon

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PostForum: Pratt & Whitney Engines   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 02:40   Subject: R-2180 production totals error.
From this, it appears that the document Pratt & Whitney Piston Reciprocating Engine Production is incorrect. It appears that the headings of the two columns were switched, as 75 R-2180-E Twin Wasp ...
  Topic: R-2180 production totals error.
kmccutcheon

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PostForum: Authors' Corner   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 02:39   Subject: Re: R-2180 production totals error.
From this, it appears that the document Pratt & Whitney Piston Reciprocating Engine Production is incorrect. It appears that the headings of the two columns were switched, as 75 R-2180-E Twin Wasp ...
  Topic: Hi from Belgium, help for identification
kmccutcheon

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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
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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
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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

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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: electroforming for water jackets
kmccutcheon

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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

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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

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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 ...
 
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