ah yes! a rotary engine vs. a radial engine. rotary's had no throttle.
they used cutting in and out of the ignition to slow down to land
don't ask how i know ...ok?
----- Original Message -----
From "Geoff Branch" <gjbranch at mediaone.net>
To: <Ajhsys@aol.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>;
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2001 7:57 PM
Subject: Re: going racing.....AGAIN?
> Does Chuck really use Castor oil? We always used 2 stroke oil. If you
> want to smell Castor oil and gas, go to Rinebeck, NY aerodrome where they
> planes that are all pre-WWII!!!!!! Some engines even have the crank
> and the cylinders whirl around...oh it's grand.
> Geoff Branch
> '74 Meejit "Yellow Peril"
> '72 Innocenti 1300 Mini
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Ajhsys@aol.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>;
> Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2001 3:35 PM
> Subject: Re: going racing.....AGAIN?
> > In a message dated 10/4/01 2:45:49 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> > firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > > > > in a few hours i'm on my way to summit point west virginia to go
> > > > > bright oarnge saab 3 stroke bug killer for the weekend.
> > >
> > > Curious,
> > > Which of the suck, squeeze, bang, and blow are you NOT using?
> > >
> > - - - - - - - - - - - -
> > My guess is that he meant 3 cylinders, 2 strokes. Castor oil is added
> > racing gas/oil mixture for that vintage aroma. (I've watched him mix