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  Topic: WW 1 Aero - Issue 216
mabbott

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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 20:33   Subject: WW 1 Aero - Issue 216
Thanks Kimble.

For those that are not inclined to purchase WW1 Aero, there is a online timeline that I put together which is intended to be read in conjunction with the article: http://mercedesoft ...
  Topic: WW 1 Aero - Issue 216
mabbott

Replies: 2
Views: 3122

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2013 03:51   Subject: WW 1 Aero - Issue 216
Hi All,

WW1 Aero issue 216 has been released, there is a article on the early Daimler aero engines that I wrote so if that does interest you please have a read of it.

http://www.ww1aeroinc.org/
  Topic: Automobile Engineer Magazine
mabbott

Replies: 0
Views: 2467

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 23:29   Subject: Automobile Engineer Magazine
Hi,

Saw in the WW 1 Aero issue 188 magazine references to The Automobile Engineer Magazine "I compiled this for Kim McCutcheon (TORQUE METER) I Graham White some time ago."

I am wonde ...
  Topic: Oil viscosity effect on engine output
mabbott

Replies: 4
Views: 5687

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Sun May 01, 2011 15:28   Subject: Oil viscosity effect on engine output
Thanks jschauer, I should clarify further - were there physical limitations ie. the engine can't be operated over say 1,200 rpm because it can't or could you push the engine over the 1,200 rpm mark bu ...
  Topic: Oil viscosity effect on engine output
mabbott

Replies: 4
Views: 5687

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2011 22:26   Subject: Oil viscosity effect on engine output
interested to know more about the impact of Oil viscosity on aircraft engine output.

The context is; what limits are imposed on the engines output (rpm) due to engine temp (is it a physical limitat ...
  Topic: BMW 801 - anyone involved in a restoration?
mabbott

Replies: 0
Views: 3500

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 22:59   Subject: BMW 801 - anyone involved in a restoration?
Just a general question, is anyone within the society working on a BMW 801 restoration (I only know of two FW-190 restorations being worked on)?
  Topic: Packard Film
mabbott

Replies: 1
Views: 3565

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Mon Nov 15, 2010 22:17   Subject: Packard Film
Thanks for sharing the link, will have a look at it and the other videos.
  Topic: B-29 FIFI update
mabbott

Replies: 42
Views: 45360

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Fri Aug 27, 2010 17:09   Subject: B-29 FIFI update
Great Photos, thanks for sharing them and great to see the bird in the air.
  Topic: B-29 FIFI update
mabbott

Replies: 42
Views: 45360

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Mon Jul 05, 2010 20:37   Subject: B-29 FIFI update
Let us know when it's all systems go, be great to know it's back in the air.
  Topic: HP Rating German vs British
mabbott

Replies: 1
Views: 4089

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 11, 2010 21:03   Subject: HP Rating German vs British
Just wondering the situation behind the different hp ratings that for example the Germans gave to the BMW IIIa (185hp) vs the post war British report for the same engine giving it a rating of 230hp?
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  Topic: BMW aero engines, Milestones in aviation from the beginnings
mabbott

Replies: 7
Views: 8285

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2010 01:17   Subject: BMW aero engines, Milestones in aviation from the beginnings
Hi and thanks a lot for that overview, very helpful to understand the coverage of the book.

I think that seals it for me in terms of choosing to order it or not (which I will).
  Topic: BMW aero engines, Milestones in aviation from the beginnings
mabbott

Replies: 7
Views: 8285

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 19:21   Subject: BMW aero engines, Milestones in aviation from the beginnings
This is a old thread but if someone has this book are you able to provide some feedback on it?

Does it provide technical data (performance, diagrams etc) or is it a brief history?
  Topic: Kolben-Flugmotoren
mabbott

Replies: 1
Views: 4213

PostForum: Wants   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2010 19:29   Subject: Kolben-Flugmotoren
Looking for a source to purchase this book:

Kolben - Flugmotoren. Geschichte und Entwicklung in Wort und Bild

von Hans Giger
Verlag: Motorbuch Verlag
231 Seiten
ISBN-13: 9783613010895
ISBN: ...
  Topic: Mercedes IIIa Information
mabbott

Replies: 3
Views: 4721

PostForum: Wants   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2010 04:45   Subject: Mercedes IIIa Information
Thanks for the responses and tips, much appreciated.

Already have some of NACA reports but always looking for more info. Plan next time home (Wellington, NZ) to head to Masterton and pay a visit t ...
  Topic: Mercedes IIIa Information
mabbott

Replies: 3
Views: 4721

PostForum: Wants   Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 15:56   Subject: Mercedes IIIa Information
Hi - looking for a complete history of the early Mercedes aero engines, specifically the IIIa and following over compressed engines.

Is there a book that contains this information? I've come acros ...
 
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