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radial engine

[′rād·ē·əl ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
An engine characterized by radially arranged cylinders at equiangular intervals around the crankshaft.
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If you are considering owning and operating an airplane with a radial engine, it's essential that you understand hydraulic lock, how to detect it and how to fix it.
So, why do you see pilots pulling the propeller through on a radial engine before startup?
Then they cranked up those four radial engines, and, yup, goose bumps
The black and white checkers on the engine cowling accentuated the huge two-bladed, paddle-shaped prop mounted on the business end of the powerful 360-horsepower, M-14p Vedneyev, radial engine.
As for engine parts and overhauls, Radial Engines and Air Repair provide updated parts.
A direct descendant of the 1934 C-34 Airmaster, the C-190 series represents a lot of Cessna heritage-- it was the first all-metal Cessna, and the last Cessna to be built with a radial engine.
Four Pratt & Whitney R-4360-45 Wasp Major turbocharged radial engines, rated at 3,500 horsepower, powered the B-50 (and its prototype, the XB-44).
The DC-1's twin 710-horsepower 9-cylinder Wright Cyclone radial engines were up to the task.
It was equipped with more powerful 9-cylinder radial engines, made by either Pratt & Whitney or Wright, which could propel the DC-3 to a cruising speed of 195 miles per hour with a range of about 1400 miles.
The new owner will invest a little more effort into keeping the plane flying because Businessliners are rare, and not too many mechanics are familiar with the old radial engines and their archaic accessories.
A typical Goose was powered by two 450-horsepower Pratt & Whitney R-985 radial engines.
Wright R-3350-23A Cyclone 18-cylinder air-cooled radial engines.