ENGINES

Diesel Engine Revolution

Piston Diesels Are Coming To America, But Will They Ever Catch On? Spend even a few minutes comparing the operation of an avgas-powered engine to


The First Rotax 912 Engine

The Rotax 912 was designed especially for homebuilts. Is it just the tip of the iceberg? OCTOBER 1991: A sure sign that the homebuilt aircraft




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