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Aircraft Powerplants from Liquid Cooled to Jet Turbines
January 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
One event on Jan 19, 2019 at 12:00pm
“When we look at the powerplants on airplanes in the Historic Flight Foundation inventory, we see they are dominated by air cooled radial engines. We will follow the evolution of the air cooled powerplant to the jet turbines. The basic engines actually evolved prior to 1927 and were then enhanced by better manufacturing, fuels, propellers and superchargers. We will also meet, in some cases, the same imaginative brains that created the production jets before 1957.”