Ronald Valentine Engines

The finest miniature engines in the world

Taifun RS Hobby
1957 Taifun RS Hobby Mk I

Technical Data:

Bore                         10.7 mm
Stroke                      11.0 mm
Rpm                          15,000 rpm
Total combustion       0.98 cc
Weight                      75 gram
Intake                       Reed valve

The Taifun RS Hobby was a powerful reed valve engine for U-control and free flight. Hans Hoernlein manufactured 2 different version of this engine the RS Hobby and the Hobby RS. They had 4 different intake versions. It was never good to have a venturi near the exhaust!

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