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Model Aircraft Engine & Propeller - E.D Diesel Mk. II Competition Special, H.P. Wood, circa 1950 Object Reg. No: HT 17190

Single-cylinder 2 c.c model aircraft engine used by Harold P. Wood. Manufactured by Electronic Developments (Surrey) Ltd, UK in about 1950. This is a more powerful version of the standard 2 c.c model giving an additional 5 oz of static thrust, compression adjustment and a lightened crankcase. It was designed for use with model aircraft, boats and cars. It operated on a fuel mixture of castor oil, paraffin oil and ether. The wooden fixed-pitch two-blade propeller was not supplied with the engine by the manufacturer and was fitted by Harold P. Wood. Crankcase, cylinder head and carburettor are made of aluminium with brass adjustment screw and lever.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Sue Wood, 2005
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 75 mm (Height), 115 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: model aeroplanes, modelmaking, scale models
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, Harold P. Wood Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: model propeller aircraft
User: Mr Harold Wood, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950

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