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Alternative Engine..

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Skyhook, Jan 22, 2004.

  1. Skyhook

    Skyhook

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    This sure looks impressive; especially the times and costs. http://www.rotaryaviation.com/rvotter.html

    Those of us who fly behind Lyc engines are used to seeing bigger $$ on every aspect of those engines. Having had three in-flight engine failures, I am always looking.. looking.. looking.;)
     
  2. Texas T

    Texas T TX expatriate CLM

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    Piston engines go boing boing boing... but the Mazda goes hmmmmmmm.

    Anyone else old enough to remember THAT commercial? :)


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  3. Skyhook

    Skyhook

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    You know, Tex, not having to convert the up/down motion into circular must do something worthwhile and contribute to efficiency, right?
    I did remember something called a NSU and I also remember the rotary piston jobbies were very thirsty. Everything looks like a trade-off of one kind or another.