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Compression Ignition Aero Engines: The Characteristics, Present Position, and Future Possibilities of Heavy Oil Engines for Aircraft Propulsion Duties

H.R. Ricardo (Leading internal combustion engine research worker in England.)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 March 1929

Abstract

THE possibility of adopting the compression ignition engine for use in aircraft is one which has been exciting great interest ever since the War. The advantages claimed for such an engine for any type of aircraft are:—

Citation

Ricardo, H.R. (1929), "Compression Ignition Aero Engines: The Characteristics, Present Position, and Future Possibilities of Heavy Oil Engines for Aircraft Propulsion Duties", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 1 No. 3, pp. 83-88. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb029117

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