General Motors LS3 V8 Engine For Use In Aircraft
As both an automotive and aviation nut this is something that really caught my eye at EAA AirVenture this year.
"Maxwell".....NASA X 57 ..Distributed thrust.
Cought a brief review of this on TV yesterday and thought it a little different to most ePlane approaches.I dont recall it being mentioned here before ? ... arch-plane .....With 14 electric motors turning propellers and all of them integrated into a uni...
Cowley Morris Motors aircraft factory
Does anyone have any information about the Morris Motors aircraft factory and aircraft repairs undertaken at the car plant? I remember chatting with a friend in the area and seeing some great photos he had taken during the war which shows piles of fuselages which I think were Wellingtons? It woul...
A DIFFERENT TYPE OF GEARBOX
It’s not the interior of a helicopter gearbox. It’s the workings of the Pantigo windmill in East Hampton built in 1804 but it is a demonstration of the technology used in modern gearboxes. There have, in recent years, been a number of acci...
777 EICAS Eng Autostart
Just wondering why the Engine Autostart is a memory item? When the EEC aborts the start it closes the spar valve and motors the engine for 30 secs. So why the hurry with the Fuel Cutoff memory item? Also why do we then motor the engine for 30 seconds when the EEC already did it for us?
The future of the helicopter is electric.
I keep banging on about this in other threads for aviation in general. But it makes extra muchness of sense for helicopters. And until batteries are where they need to be, a hybrid solution is very interesting. Let's toy with the idea for a second. Brushless motor or motors run the main...
Continental Motors in a Post-100LL World
This article will appear in the October 2012 issue of ABS Magazine. But ABS Hangar Flying users get an advance look...Continental Motors in a Post-100LL WorldAn ABS Technical Services Special ReportThomas P. Turner, ABS Air Safety FoundationContinental Motors, Inc. (CMI) is “a fuel agnost...
sky ray motors
am still very interested in this set up, any info on carb vs injection, motor mounts, and other engine changes(cams,valves, etc.)thanks,chris
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