Thrust Test Of VW Engine
This is a full power thrust test of the VW engine that I am selling on Ebay. As you can see , it produces 205 pounds of pull . This is plenty for a light weight single wing plane however this Fisher Youngster plane has lots of wind drag so we need to swing a larger prop. More power SCOTTY!!
VW engine making 211 HP
VW aircooled engine making 211 HP with fan belt on this engine in a full body bug will run 11.90 in the 1/4 mile
Junkers L5 aircraft engine, start-up
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The only working Junkers L5 aircraft engine at start-up. As seen at AERO 2011.
VW 1600 Aircooled Engine DIY Rebuild (Slideshow)
Some snaps taken during my last rebuild in 2006. Case, crank, pistons, barrels and heads were all good to go again. Camshaft, tappets, oil pump and all bearings were replaced. The tinware and ancilliaries were cleaned, detailed and/or repainted.
Motor Bock instalado numa replica do Piper-J3. Assis-SP. (Funcionando).
Motor Bock. Desenvolvido pelos irmaos Carlos e Diorand Bock com base no motor VW (Fusca e Kombi). Apos realizacao pesquisas sobre os materiais utilizados, o Motor desenvolvido atende as normas de seguranca sendo mais resistente e atingindo uma potencia de cerca de 90 hp a 3.000 RPM, com a hélice adequada.
DESCRICAO DO MOTOR:
- 4 cilindros dispostos horizontalmente;
- Volume dos cilindros: 2340/2440 cm3;
- Refrigerado a ar;
- Cilindros de 92/94 mm;
- Curso do Virabrequim: 88 mm;
- Virabrequim em aco forjado (aco 4340);
- Não utiliza caixa de reducao, virabrequim fixado diretamente a helice.
Filmagem: Alexandre Bock (aquele que aparece no final do video).
KITFOX VW 2180.wmv
This is the fourth flight of a re-powered KITFOX 4 with a VW 2180cc Great Plains VW - here are the numbers: climb is 900 FPM @ 3200 RPM - Cruise at 2400 RPM is 80 MPH - the prop is a Culver 62 by 26 and it turns at 3200 RPM WOT - the engine is great for the KITFOX 3 or 4 - firewall forward kit including engine mount, Exhaust, cowl carb etc for about 7500 dollars! Go to Great Plains Aircraft Supply and speak to Steve - also call the great folks at Culver props at Valley Engineering!
Greg takes his home built airplane for a flight
Greg Cook takes his home built airplane for an afternoon flight. My wife was behind the camera on this March 1998 video. The little plane is powered by a highly modified VW engine that is cut down to two cylinders
1924 Dormoy flying bathtub racer aircraft
Experimental replica of a 1924 Dormoy bathtub racer powered by a Volkswagen engine. Original Dormoy powerplant was a Henderson inline four cylinder motorcycle engine.