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  Topic: Carburetors on the Allison V-1710B?
rcore

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PostForum: Allison Engines   Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 19:39   Subject: Carburetors on the Allison V-1710B?
Thanks, Kimble.And when I googled “NA-Y6E”, I was lead right back to AEHS! They were big two-barrels.
  Topic: Carburetors on the Allison V-1710B?
rcore

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PostForum: Allison Engines   Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 20:16   Subject: Carburetors on the Allison V-1710B?
In the presentations of the 2017 AEHS Convention, are the first pictures of the Allison V-1710 airship application that I’ve seen. Thanks!
Now, I really wonder which manufacturer supplied the carbu ...
  Topic: How about a plastic model engine
rcore

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PostForum: Model Engine Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 21:11   Subject: How about a plastic model engine
Visible V-8 - an old modeler's staple. Originally tooled by Renwal, Revell-Monogram has the tools now and is still in the re-issue rotation. The also have the tools for the Visible Airplane Engine (R- ...
  Topic: R-3350-CA-2 for the YB-29J
rcore

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PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Sat May 21, 2016 08:02   Subject: R-3350-CA-2 for the YB-29J
Thanks! I wondered if the YB-29J featured what, essentially, was the equivalent of the mods that Fifi and Doc have received: swapping the early configured 3350 for a later-configured version.
  Topic: R-3350-CA-2 for the YB-29J
rcore

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Views: 1650

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Sat May 14, 2016 07:47   Subject: R-3350-CA-2 for the YB-29J
http://www.thisdayinaviation.com/tag/r-3350-ca-2/

Are there any pictures of this engine out there? Looking at the way the cowling lines were tightened-up, it looks like this 3350 variant didn't fea ...
  Topic: Big Bristols - Orion and others. (Large images)
rcore

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PostForum: Non-Technical Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 24, 2013 17:03   Subject: Big Bristols - Orion and others. (Large images)
I found some interesting scans of Bristol paper engine studies from the 1940s while searching. I haven't heard any discussion of these beside the Orion before; I wonder if the person posting this is a ...
  Topic: 2012 Engine news
rcore

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PostForum: Air Racing - General   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2012 09:49   Subject: 2012 Engine news
Anderson had a booth way out west, across from the IF1, Biplane and Sport pits. They had a freshly overhauled EA-2 (slated for the Lufthansa Constellation project) and some cutaways on display, along ...
  Topic: 2012 Engine news
rcore

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PostForum: Air Racing - General   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:03   Subject: 2012 Engine news
There was some speculation whether Furias experienced an engine failure last year or some problem with the boil-off system caused the oily mess in the hell hole (and everywhere else).

Rare Bear ha ...
  Topic: Pete Law in Air and Space Magazine
rcore

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PostForum: Air Racing - General   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 08:03   Subject: Pete Law in Air and Space Magazine
A good article about Pete Law is in Air and Space this month. Many here know who he is; those who don't will be glad to be introduced to him here:

http://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/How-Reno-R ...
  Topic: Recent test cell runs of R-4360s, R-2800
rcore

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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 14:26   Subject: Recent test cell runs of R-4360s, R-2800
Bob Odegaard is restoring this F2G. It's the one that Walter Soplata had for so many years.
  Topic: Recent test cell runs of R-4360s, R-2800
rcore

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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Thu Apr 07, 2011 14:58   Subject: Recent test cell runs of R-4360s, R-2800
Recent = five months to two years ago.

Click on the link for a first post-overhaul run of an R-436-20 that is apparently destined for the ex-Dick Becker (?) F2G, race 74. The exhaust stacks certain ...
  Topic: 504 MPH Thunderbolt? Is the truth really out there?
rcore

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PostForum: Non-Technical Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 16:39   Subject: 504 MPH Thunderbolt? Is the truth really out there?
Thanks Bill!

I edited my original post to correct the nomenclature. I should know better Embarassed

I'll have to read the Weertman book, since it's one reference I haven't read. There's probably a ...
  Topic: 504 MPH Thunderbolt? Is the truth really out there?
rcore

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PostForum: Non-Technical Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 15:26   Subject: 504 MPH Thunderbolt? Is the truth really out there?
For some reason an unofficial 500+ MPH speed achievement is associated with various experimental variants of the P-47: the R-2800-powered XP-47J; the Chrysler-powered XP-47H and the R-4360-powered XP- ...
  Topic: B-29 FIFI update
rcore

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PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Fri Aug 06, 2010 09:32   Subject: B-29 FIFI update
Congrats on completing the project and getting her back in the air.

Thanks for all the updates too, it has been fun to follow.
  Topic: Another R-4360 display run.
rcore

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PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2010 16:41   Subject: Another R-4360 display run.
Does anyone know who built/owns this display setup? Pretty elaborate.

[url=http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1475865542469&comments&ref=mf]R-4360 Running Display
 
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