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  Topic: Schlaifer//Heron
mmraz

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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2004 10:47   Subject: Schlaifer//Heron
I bought a copy of the Schlaifer/Heron classic ("Development of Aircraft Engines"/"Development of Aviation Fuels") that appears to be a reprint. Can anyone who owns an original tell me whether it cont ...
  Topic: Mixture control on a R-3350-57 engine.
mmraz

Replies: 10
Views: 14564

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Tue Jun 29, 2004 16:18   Subject: B-29/3350 questions
I saw (from a distance) B-29-60-BW s/n 44-69729 "T Square 54" at the Seattle Museum of Flight and its 3350s had the front-row exhaust collectors mounted ahead of the front row of cylinders. Does anyon ...
  Topic: Mixture control on a R-3350-57 engine.
mmraz

Replies: 10
Views: 14564

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2004 13:30   Subject: TC18s in airline serivce
Anyone interested in the 3350 turbo-compound (or any other round engine) should visit John Deakin's AVweb site and buy a copy of the booklet he reprints, "Basic Theory of Operation, Turbo Compound Eng ...
  Topic: Mixture control on a R-3350-57 engine.
mmraz

Replies: 10
Views: 14564

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2004 20:10   Subject: Fascinating
Kim, this is really amazing info. I hope you plan to write another book and that it's going to be about the 3350's history.

jschauer: I would give my you-know-what to fly FE on "Fifi." You are one ...
  Topic: Engine Collection list
mmraz

Replies: 5
Views: 7519

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Tue Dec 09, 2003 10:34   Subject: USAF Museum engine collection
I made a quick visit to the Air Force Museum last month and was very disappointed in their engine displays. To be fair, I was moving pretty fast and I was unfamiliar with their latest configuration (t ...
  Topic: Round sounds
mmraz

Replies: 2
Views: 5093

PostForum: Non-Technical Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2003 15:35   Subject: Round sounds
I downloaded the excellent R-3350 and R-2800 sound recordings from the AEHS web site, but I can't seem to find a similar good recording of a R-4360 starting (or a R-3350 turbo-compound starting) on th ...
  Topic: Calling all engineers !!
mmraz

Replies: 3
Views: 3500

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2003 11:13   Subject: Re: Calling all engineers !!
I need to determine what the intersection area is at any point along the locus a shape takes that intersects another stationary shape

What are you trying to find exactly? Port area as a function of ...
  Topic: Cam Ring rotation-radial engines
mmraz

Replies: 3
Views: 6217

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2003 12:43   Subject: Cam Ring rotation-radial engines
Thank you for this information. It is a little difficult for me to visualize how this is all happening, but I will use your information and do some sketches.

In radials, the cam rings are driven t ...
 
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