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  Topic: Questions regarding inertial starters
pdrews

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PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2005 09:11   Subject: Questions regarding inertial starters
I came across an article on the web about a restoration of a Stearman YPT-9 Cloud Boy. A portion of the article concerned itself with hand cranking the 215 hp Lycoming radial. It said that the pilot ...
  Topic: Hand crank for a R-985
pdrews

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PostForum: Pratt & Whitney Engines   Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2005 08:10   Subject: Hand crank for a R-985
Thanks for the info. I'll be the first to admit that hand cranking is pure nostalgia. It had ocurred to me that the BT-13 and the folks who fly them would be a good source of information. I've been ...
  Topic: Hand crank for a R-985
pdrews

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PostForum: Pratt & Whitney Engines   Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2005 12:25   Subject: Hand crank for a R-985
Thanks for the reply. I'm looking for the mating bevel gear unit that would mate with the starter. I realize the only people who might still be interested in having hand-crank capability are bush pi ...
  Topic: Hand crank for a R-985
pdrews

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PostForum: Pratt & Whitney Engines   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2005 17:31   Subject: Hand crank for a R-985
I'm restoring a R-985-25 and I thought I would like to be able to hand crank it to life. I wasn't too serious until I read the article on accessories on our website and now I know a lot more than I d ...
 
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