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Taifun Blizzard I

1958 Taifun Blizzard Mk I

Technical Data:


Bore                         15.0 mm
Stroke                      14.1 mm
Rpm                          17,500 rpm
Total combustion       2.94 cc
Power                         0.3 Hp
Weight                      165 gram
Intake                       reed valve

The Taifun Blizzard Mk I was a powerful engine interesting looking model diesel engine in its days. Top left picture with R/C Carburetor. Hans Hoernlein manufactured 2 different versions of this engine. The bottom 2 pictures are prototype engines 

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