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Words related to reciprocating engine

an internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders

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What they're doing is they're talking about the smaller class of UAV--Predator class and smaller--of being able to convert them from a piston engine.
With only three main moving parts, compared to a minimum of 40 in a piston engine, power delivery is very smooth and refined.
A conventional six-cylinder, 260-hp lightplane piston engine costs about $35,000, and the smallest of the ubiquitous PT6 general-aviation turbines are $125,000 and up.
The airframer has also added USD3 million in critical spare parts in Beijing, Hong Kong and Singapore to support the growing fleet of business jets, turboprops and piston engine aircraft across the region.
Among the stages are the piston engine experience, the end of World War II and the beginning of turbojet development, transition to turbofans, going commercial, high-bypass fans, and the modern era.
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: TDY), a provider of electronic components and subsystems, instrumentation and communications products, revealed yesterday (12 February) that its subsidiary, Teledyne Continental Motors Inc (TCM), is voluntarily recalling certain aircraft piston engine cylinders produced since November 2007.
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that it has completed the divestiture of its piston engine businesses, Teledyne Continental Motors, Inc.
Apparently, one advantage of using hydrogen in the RENESIS rotary engine rather than in a conventional piston engine relates to the fact that in a rotary engine's combustion chamber, the induction, compression, combustion, and exhaust take place in different areas so, unlike the case with a piston engine, when the hydrogen is injected, it doesn't pre-ignite, as it can in a piston engine where the spark plug and combustion chamber walls tend to be sufficiently hot to cause the flammable gas to combust too soon.
amp; BEIJING -- Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: TDY) ("Teledyne") and AVIC International Holding Corporation ("AVIC International") announced today an agreement to sell Teledyne's general aviation piston engine business to Technify Motor (USA) LTD.
The OX2 also has one-third fewer moving parts than a conventional piston engine, and can generate high torque at low rpms, which reduces wear and the need for maintenance.
Contract notice: Supply and installation of components of the laboratory to the turbine engine gtd - 350 and the delivery of the experimental laboratory combustion piston engine ignition for the department of ocean engineering and ship project development of modern technical infrastructure for the implementation of the educational program of the future engineers gdansk university of technology.
TCM), is issuing a voluntary recall of certain aircraft piston engine cylinders produced since November 2007.
Lot 1 - triple mass spectrometer type filter; lot 2 - flue gas analyzer; lot 3 - steam generator 350 kg / h + auxiliary + installation; lot 4 - fuel cell hydrogen generator + installation; lot 5 - pulsating combustion condensing boiler + fitting; lot 6 - installation of gas turbine cogeneration gas + low power installation; lot 7 - cogeneration plant piston engine + installation; lot 8 - test stand steam and hot water, including recovery + assembly.
OTCBB:ROTB) has a new innovation called the Oscillating Piston Engine (OPE).