Re: [MBZ] Diesel aircraft engines

2006-02-01 Thread David Brodbeck
Richard Murdoch wrote: I wonder how much re-engineering they would have to do to use the Mercedes CDI for aviation purposes? I saw a blurb about a VW TDI re-engineered for use as an aviation engine, for the European market, once. It had a reduction gear, as is common practice when using an

Re: [MBZ] Diesel aircraft engines

2006-01-31 Thread Richard Murdoch
There were some early attempts to use diesels on early aircraft. I think they were too heavy. IIRC Packard manufactued one. Richard Murdoch - Original Message - From: Craig McCluskey [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: mercedes [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, January 30, 2006 11:48 PM Subject: [MBZ]

Re: [MBZ] Diesel aircraft engines

2006-01-31 Thread Potter, Tom E
Here is one of the first. http://www.oldengine.org/members/diesel/Duxford/Guiberson.htm -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Richard Murdoch Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 2:08 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] Diesel

Re: [MBZ] Diesel aircraft engines

2006-01-31 Thread Trampas
They are coming back, one manufacture is thinking about Mercedes CDI. Trampas -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Potter, Tom E Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 3:34 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] Diesel aircraft engines

Re: [MBZ] Diesel aircraft engines

2006-01-31 Thread B Dike
Back in the early days of WWII a diesel-powered Messerschmidt 109 was captured by the Allies, and the propulsion assembly was exhibited at engineering schools around the U.S. Richard Murdoch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There were some early attempts to use diesels on early aircraft. I think they

Re: [MBZ] Diesel aircraft engines

2006-01-31 Thread Richard Murdoch
- Original Message - From: Trampas [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Mercedes Discussion List' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 4:07 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Diesel aircraft engines They are coming back, one manufacture is thinking about Mercedes CDI. Trampas -Original Message- From