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Taifun Hurrikan Mk III

1956 Taifun Hurrikan Mk III

Technical Data:

Bore                         12.8 mm
Stroke                      11.5 mm
Total combustion       1.48 cc
Rpm                          17,500 rpm
Power                         0.12 Hp
Weight                      110 gram
Intake                       reed valve

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Taifun Hurrikan Mk III

Taifun Hurrikan Mk II with R/C carburetor

The Taifun Hurrikan was one of Hans Hoernlein's best runners. Distributer Graupner sold over 70,000 of these diesel engines. Over the year's 3 different versions of this engine were manufactured.
The Taifun Hurrikan and Taifun Blizzard were the first model diesel engines with R/C carburetor in the Taifun line.

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