I'm largely guessing, but I recon a full after market big bore kit (pistons,rings,cylinders) would probably be cheaper than a couple of Rotax cylinders (just the cylinders). Some of the kits are not far off factory capacity for those worried about overpowering their engine.
Edit. CPS show a...
It's easy to make an engine with far more power than current aircraft engines.
What's the hard part is making them put out that power reliably.
This bloke seems to know what he is talking about regarding chevy v8's for aircraft use.
Note the part about piston speeds and their effect on...
If mail got to where it was going in a timely manner, nobody would use the "express" option.
Delaying the mail encourages people to use express, and so auspost make more money.....
Pure business. .....and a fairly monopolised one at that...
There is also the "context" of oil sampling.
If a sample comes back with a problem, what are you going to do?
It is important to think about that before getting involved and paying for analysis.
Are you willing to put time, effort and money into investigation?
I got to most places I wanted to go to.
Missed out on Kalumburu, Drysdale station and Mitchell falls due to virus isolation and/or not open for business (not enough customers to make it viable).
All good things come to an end. It's been a great 2 weeks but as I can't travel interstate yet ( I...
I do think it's a great idea, having liquid cooled, all aluminium cylinder/heads on a Lycoming block.
Combined with something like SDS injection, would be awsome!
When a couple of planes have done 2000 hrs......... come back and see me 👍 l
I'm a fan of the Diamond Aircraft engines, Austro Engines. (Diesel ICE, not the Wankel's)
I believe they were developed from a Mercedes engine.
At one point they had a 3 cyl 120 hp engine.....which (on jeta1 fuel) would have been nice.
Did it yesterday Doug. Tell us about your last flight
I did both (looked at special procedures and spoke to a local pilot), however there are very few flying tourists at the moment and had it all to myself...:thumb up: