here she is guys, 18days to the race and she fires up for the first time.
the idle speed was about 450rpms but it seems like it could go significantly lower.
the experience was much more visceral in person than this video shows. I smell like oil and gasoline now.
R-3350-93B Radial Engine Howard Hughes TWA Super Constellation
Wright 3350-93B turbo Compound Radial
Engine Start. This historically significant engine is from a Howard Hughes
owned Lockheed Constellation. It was removed from the plane in the 1960's
and stored at a museum. The test stand and control panel were built
specifically for this engine. This video captures the first start of this
3500HP engine after more than 50 years.
Completed in 2007 by Aero Telemetry this engine, a rare dash 93B version of
one of the most powerful radial engines ever produced, represents one of
the last running survivors from a bygone era of piston engine commercial
airplanes. This particular engine is one of the rarest R-3350 engine ever
built...The dash 93B.
This is the first video of the "Engine Run Series" by Aero Telemetry and
features several start-ups of this engine and other 3350 engines. A
propeller pitch failure caused the first run of the famous engine to be cut
Stay tuned for the follow-up runs of the famous R3350 engine!
Rotary Engine! 1906 Adams-Farwell at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2011
"It spins like a top." That's how Adams-Farwell described the engine.
This Adams-Farwell Series 6 40/45 hp touring car, with a 5 cylinder engine
of 490.9 cu in (8,044 cc) and coachwork by Connolly Carriage & Buggy Co.
(1906) is the only known Adams-Farwell in existence. It is on display at
the National Automobile Museum in Reno, Nevada.
Automotive Collections Manager, Jay Hubbard, points out some of the
features of this exceptionally unusual car, and fires her up for a spin to
let visitors at the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance enjoy its
R3350-93B Radial Engine Run
Here is the third test run of the vintage fuel injected Wright turbo Compound Radial Engine. This particular
engine is one of the rarest R-3350 engine ever built. The dash 93B.
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Continental Wright Whirlwind R975 Radial Engine From M3 Grant Tank First Full Run
Sounds Awesome... Lots of smoke,,,, This was it's first run for many
years. 9 Cylinder 400bhp Supercharged Aircraft engine.... These were also
fitted to many WW2 tanks and Self Propelled Guns.... Built around 1943
this one came from the Greek army reserve ! and this is its first proper
run in Bromsgrove, England !! ... which was later fitted into a Range Wreck
M3 General Lee Grant tank. See my other videos for the Tank moving for the
first time at the War & Peace Show in Kent England in 2005. see video of
Tank here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODIgpdsIL-I
Russells Radial Start-up Part 2
Russell finaly starts his nine cylinder radial engine. Man what a sweet
If you want to see more of the six year build of Russell's engin then check
it out at http://thekneeslider.com/