Decent Radial Demo

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    That's really interesting! I always assumed that every time the cylinder reached the heads there was an ignition.

    Thanks for the education!
     
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    #3 GregP, Sep 18, 2015
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    It works like that for a 2-stroke, but no valves. It's every other time for a 4-stroke.

    They DID make a few 2-stroke radials ... didn't succeed very well. Mostly small ones for light aircraft. They ALSO made 2-stroke diesels.
     
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