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Old 02-14-2009, 10:11 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Otto View Post
Do you think I could talk to your brother about this engine? My interest is for use in a homebuilt airplane, so anybody like him with hands-on experience would have invaluable insights.

The fact that it has a factory turbo helps a whole lot, as plumbing and compatibility issues were already sorted out by factory experts.

That it has good low end grunt is also wonderful from an airplane perspective, keeping revs low and propeller tip speeds subsonic.

Any further advice or insights much appreciated!
Check out this site if your thinking of an aviation application.

I spoke to this fellow on another project & he is very knowledgeable.

Raven Rotorcraft & Redrives : Geo Metro Suzuki Aircraft Engine Conversion : Ultralight & Rotocraft
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