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  Topic: Liberty engine information
rneal

Replies: 4
Views: 6520

PostForum: Wants   Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 12:19   Subject: Liberty engine information
To all with an interest in the Liberty book project:

I finished that book and it was published by Specialty Press in January of 2009. 8 1/2 X11 format with about 620 pages and 1050 illustrations. T ...
  Topic: Wright Aero's marine engine
rneal

Replies: 4
Views: 7939

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 11:53   Subject: Wright Aero's marine engine
Thanks for the update and bit of interesting history. I have the book Yachts in a Hurry - great piece of work. Note on pages 92-93 the boat Rosewill. It was powered by a pair of marine converted Packa ...
  Topic: Wright Aero's marine engine
rneal

Replies: 4
Views: 7939

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2008 15:15   Subject: Wright Aero's marine engine
A little late, but just stumbled across this post. According to Wright Aeronautical data, they produced 167 Wright "Typhoon" marine engines from 1925-1932, which they called the Wright Tm ( ...
  Topic: Liberty engine book
rneal

Replies: 7
Views: 5591

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 19:56   Subject: Liberty engine book
Hello all,

At a member's suggestion I am making this new post on the current status of the Liberty book. It is finished and stands at 620 pages and about 1,000 illustrations. I am now in the proces ...
  Topic: Where did all the Liberty engines go?
rneal

Replies: 3
Views: 6666

PostForum: Non-Technical Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2003 15:27   Subject: Liberty engines
In answer to jGertier and Bob Havermann way back in their July post, Yes, a lot of surplus engines went to Russia in the 1922-24 era. What material I have found seems to indicate perhaps 1000-2000. Th ...
  Topic: Liberty- Trego connection?
rneal

Replies: 2
Views: 4324

PostForum: WWI Engines   Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2003 19:36   Subject: Liberty
They were based in New Haven, Connecticut, and were one of the group contracted to make the Liberty, supposed to make 500, but only made 2: can anyone confirm this? Yes, Trego was a New Haven company ...
  Topic: Packard and Liberty and other pre-WW II water-cooled
rneal

Replies: 0
Views: 3400

PostForum: Authors' Corner   Posted: Thu Oct 02, 2003 18:52   Subject: Packard and Liberty and other pre-WW II water-cooled
My aero engine interests started some 15 years ago as an offshoot of an interest in Packard autos (which I have been driving almost constantly since I learned to drive in one back in 1949). I research ...
  Topic: Liberty engine information
rneal

Replies: 4
Views: 6520

PostForum: Wants   Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2003 16:15   Subject: Liberty engine information
Question As many of you know, I am currently writing a History of the Liberty Aircraft Engine. Although the research is pretty much done, there are always some missing pieces. Here are some items I would l ...
  Topic: Liberty engine book
rneal

Replies: 7
Views: 5591

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Wed Sep 03, 2003 10:42   Subject: Liberty engine book
Laughing In reference to available Liberty material, the Smithsonian Annals of Flight Vol 1 No 3 "The Liberty Engine 1918-1942" is definitely the best (and only) major item ever done on the Lib ...
  Topic: Bulletin board
rneal

Replies: 4
Views: 8652

PostForum: Help With Using This Bulletin Board   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2003 13:57   Subject: Bulletin board
How do I put the little picture to the left of the message I send?

Bob Neal
 
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