ENGINES


The Corvair Engine Syndrome

ARTICLE DATE: December 1974 HAVE YOU SEEN that guy next door with a Corvair engine mounted on a stand, turning a propeller with a gearbox…


History Of The Limbach Engine

ARTICLE DATE: August 1974 Herr Limbach’s Flying Beetles SICHER, ZUVERLAESSIG, SPORTLICH, and sparsam, which translates from German into safe, reliable, sporting, and economical. This not…


Lake Injector Fuel System

ARTICLE DATE: July 1974 It has been several months since Oshkosh ’73 and the EAA’s first look at the Lake Injector Fuel system. The response…


David Atkins Finds The Rotary Formula

ARTICLE DATE: January 1996 Racing and aviation engine development programs have enjoyed a symbiotic relationship ever since pilots discovered the need for more power. Automobile…


In The Beginning, There Was Rotax

THE LONGTIME LEADER IN LOW-POWER AVIATION ENGINES HAS TWO BRAND NEW ENGINES READY TO FIRE UP: THE TURBOCHARGED 914 FOUR-STROKER, AND THE 618 TWO-BANGER ARTICLE…



Where Are Our Wankel Engines

We need this lightweight engine NOW! ARTICLE DATE: September 1976 Aviation magazines and, sometimes, even the Sunday newspaper supplements print articles about “the” great new…