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Taifun Hobby Mk I

1954 Taifun Hobby Mk I

Technical Data:


Bore                         10.7 mm
Stroke                      11.0 mm
Rpm                          14,000 rpm
Power                         0.1 Hp
Total combustion       0.98 cc
Weight                      65 gram
Intake                          Front

The Taifun Hobby was a very light weight and powerful engine in its days. Hans Hoernlein manufactured 4 different Hobby model diesel engines. 

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