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Old 12-25-2012, 05:24 AM   #1464
Hodakaguy
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Originally Posted by Hog Rider View Post
Szekely aircraft engine SR3



In a Curtis airframe



These are very rare engines today, The owner told me that the term " Dropping a cylinder" came from these. The engines would have entire cylinder and heads fall off in flight

This owner came up with a system to help prevent the cylinders jugs from cracking at the base.
I've always wanted a Curtis Jr. That's going to be a nice plane!

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