Sideport vintage engines produced by Ohlsson & Rice company are the most popular and favored by the modelers. The O&R company manufactured a wide range of these sparkies between 1936 and 1949.
Champion spark plugs
// Stanley J. Stembera // Engines Tags: Champion, Ignition, Ignition coil, Spark plug, V, V-1, V-2, V-3, VR-2 No Responses
Before this information is lost to father time I thought it might be informative to display the differences in the original Champion spark plugs installed in the old original ignition engines.
Engines of the Golden Era – Ohlsson & Rice
// Stanley J. Stembera // Engines Tags: Irwin G. Ohlsson, Ohlsson & Rice No Responses
OHLSSON & RICE ENGINES are the product of the world’s largest manufacturers of miniature aircraft engines and are designed expressly for and intended to be used in model aircraft operation only.
Engines of the Golden Era – Dennymite Airstream
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Your Dennymite Airstream is a true gasoline engine of the two-cycle type and the laws governing the operation of large engines of this design apply it with equal force. While the Dennymite Airstream is simple in construction, it is precision made and has the ruggedness to give a lifetime of satisfactory service if handled with reasonable care.
Engines of the Golden Era – Ohlsson Miniature
// Stanley J. Stembera // Engines Tags: Frank Bertelli, Irwin G. Ohlsson, Miniature, Ohlsson No Responses
Now you own an OHLSSON Miniature Radial Mounted Airplane Motor. Your motor is a precision built model power plant, the result of years of experience in building miniature motors. It has been the aim of Irwin G. Ohlsson and Frank Bertelli, builders of OHLSSON Motors, to produce an engine simple in construction, powerful, and dependable in performance.
Engines of the Golden Era – Atwood Super Champion
// Stanley J. Stembera // Engines Tags: Bill Atwood, Champion No Responses
All Super Champion engines are bench run and tested at the factory to insure everything being in perfect working order, however, the new engine requires additional breaking in.
Brown JR Motor – models B, C, D and M
// Stanley J. Stembera // Engines Tags: Bill Brown, Brown JR Motor, Brown Junior B, Brown Junior C, Brown Junior D, Brown Junior M No Responses
This motor features a steel cylinder and piston individually fitted, micrometer needle valve control and chrome molybdenum crank shaft. Cadmium plated and mounted on skids ready for operation. This motor is factory tested and fully guaranteed.
Engines of the Golden Era – Brown Junior
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Year and year out the Brown Junior Motor continues in the lead unrivalled and unsurpassed. Its performance, construction, and dependability is the ultimate in miniature engines and though many imitate, none can duplicate.
Engines of the Golden Era – Perky
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Your “PERKY” motor has been fabricated, assembled and tested by trained factory experts with all‘ parts held to exceedingly close tolerances. It is a precision made product and should be handled and operated as such. The successful performance and satisfaction “PERKY” is capable of giving depends entirely upon strict adherence to the following instructions.