U.S. Patent Specifications

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Publication date: 1 December 1937


In a radial multi‐cylinder engine of the sleeve valve type having a crankcase and a crankshaft, sleeve valve means for each cylinder, sleeve driving means, including an actuating element driven by said crankshaft and moved in an orbital path for imparting a combined reciprocating and oscillating movement to said sleeve valve means, a cylindrical casing surrounding said actuating element and eccentrically supported therewith, a vane co‐operating with said casing and element to define a pump chamber having inlet and outlet ports, valves associated with said ports, said orbital movement of said element effecting an evacuation of said pumping chamber.


(1937), "U.S. Patent Specifications", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 9 No. 12, pp. 336-336. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb030257

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