Neil Unger's PSRU -> running

Discussion in 'Mazda Rotary' started by MolsonB, Dec 8, 2018.

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  1. Dec 8, 2018 #1

    MolsonB

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    Very interesting, thanks for taking the time to share. I have always thought that a purpose-built aircraft Wankel rotary engine was a missed opportunity, too bad Mazda never went that route.
     
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    the Midwest rotary? AE 110. my late friend, Howard Cox, used one in his BD-5. he loved it but sadly was killed in it.
     
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    Does modified by the manufacturer count? In that case, there's the Aixro. Very light. Kinda expensive. 35 hp claimed.
    https://woelfle-engineering.com/aixro-xp40/
     
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    Not to much to report yet. After a bunch of delays, finally got my inspection in the summer. So far I have 10hours of flight and won't get back to it for a few more months. After I fly off the hours, I'll break down the PSRU and look for wear. We had a few troubles with the rubber in the cushion drive, so I've been using Tracy's old cushion drive until it's sorted out. The rubber mfg didn't use the high temp when vulcanizing.

    But yeah, sadly not to much plane progress. After some house reno's, I"ll be able to get back to the plane.
     
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