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Offline JohnN

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Two Stroke Aviation Engines
« on: July 23, 2010, 12:11:01 PM »


Very cool information about smaller two-stroke engines used in light weight aircraft.
http://www.compactradialengines.com/
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Re: Two Stroke Aviation Engines
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2010, 12:23:25 PM »
Cool stuff!
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Re: Two Stroke Aviation Engines
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2010, 01:35:48 PM »
I've heard you have to be careful with certain two-stroke aviation engines on descent, because it's really easy to unwittingly find yourself in a high-rev, throttle-off situation and seize the thing.  That can't be fun at 5,000ft.


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Re: Two Stroke Aviation Engines
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2010, 10:30:40 PM »
I'm not a big fan of 2 strokes in airplanes
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Re: Two Stroke Aviation Engines
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2010, 06:59:20 AM »
I read a little farther and read the one uses dual Bing carbs. I have owned two old bikes (one Can-Am, one KTM) that had Bing's and they were a nightmare to jet at times.
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Re: Two Stroke Aviation Engines
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2010, 08:44:13 AM »
rotax does some, for the ultra/microlight crowd

http://www.rotax-aircraft-engines.com/a_engine_582.htm

this one is the 'big block'


Also runs bings.