Started by scooter, September 13, 2022, 08:44:01 AM
QuoteOh are you from Wales ?? Do you know a fella named Jonah ?? He used to live in whales for a while.
Quote from: jcf on September 13, 2022, 12:07:49 PMThe XP-72 had a shaft-driven mechanical supercharger rather than a turbo-supercharger. The impellerwas around 3' in diameter.https://oldmachinepress.com/2018/03/05/republic-xp-72super-thunderbolt-ultrabolt-fighter/
Quote from: perttime on September 13, 2022, 12:34:42 PMI detect potential balance issues. Allison T56 is half the weight of an R-4360. It is also about a metre longer.You might have to give it a very long nose, especially if you want to place something heavy in the tail.
Quote from: jcf on September 13, 2022, 09:55:35 PM
Quote from: kerick on September 27, 2022, 09:20:17 PMQuote from: jcf on September 13, 2022, 09:55:35 PMMany times I've looked at pics of that engine and thought "why"...........
Quote from: kerick on October 06, 2022, 05:27:28 PMI always wondered if the whole engine assembly was flipped for that. The thing I wondered the most was why that driveshaft was so long. Logical engineering reasons I'm sure.
Quote from: kerick on October 08, 2022, 09:49:04 PMI guess I didn't realize the intake face was in that position but where else would it be?
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