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Old January 8th 05, 12:44 AM
Hans Zwakenberg
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Hi group,

can someone please tell me whether efforts are on the way already to
turn the Smart CDI diesel engine into an aircraft engine? I'm looking
for something (preferably a diesel) in the 80HP range. Maximum weight
should be appr. 75 Kg (165 lb). It looks to me the larger of the
Smart CDI's might fit the bill.

thanks!
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Old January 8th 05, 08:13 AM
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Hans Zwakenberg wrote:
Hi group,

can someone please tell me whether efforts are on the way already to
turn the Smart CDI diesel engine into an aircraft engine? I'm looking
for something (preferably a diesel) in the 80HP range. Maximum weight
should be appr. 75 Kg (165 lb). It looks to me the larger of the
Smart CDI's might fit the bill.

thanks!

I have been hunting for a 50 to 80 HP diesel for over a year. The Zoche
looked good but I doubt if they will ever make it into production. If
you find another one, I want one!!!!!!!
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Old January 8th 05, 02:02 PM
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rocky wrote:
I have been hunting for a 50 to 80 HP diesel for over a year. The Zoche
looked good but I doubt if they will ever make it into production. If
you find another one, I want one!!!!!!!


Well, there is one, but, it comes with a whole kitplane attached to it ;-)
Take a look at the Dutch RangeR, the offspring of the Dieselis, at:
http://www.dac-ranger.nl/en_ranger.html
Not a bad deal at all, considering what you get for its suggested price
of EUR 40.000.
Kumaros
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Old January 8th 05, 02:45 PM
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"kumaros" wrote in message
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rocky wrote:
I have been hunting for a 50 to 80 HP diesel for over a year. The Zoche
looked good but I doubt if they will ever make it into production. If
you find another one, I want one!!!!!!!


Well, there is one, but, it comes with a whole kitplane attached to it ;-)
Take a look at the Dutch RangeR, the offspring of the Dieselis, at:
http://www.dac-ranger.nl/en_ranger.html
Not a bad deal at all, considering what you get for its suggested price
of EUR 40.000.
Kumaros
It's all Greek to me


Too bad. It is too heavy for LSA.
--
Jim in NC


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Old January 8th 05, 05:35 PM
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Too bad. It is too heavy for LSA.



It's also too fast!
John

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Old January 9th 05, 06:11 AM
Morgans
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"UltraJohn" wrote in message
k.net...

Too bad. It is too heavy for LSA.



It's also too fast!
John

It has occurred to me that a climb prop, combined with a "stutter box" to
limit RPM once level cruise has been established, would be a way to take
care of the "too fast" problems.

Comments?
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Jim in NC


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Old January 8th 05, 11:17 PM
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Morgans wrote:

Too bad. It is too heavy for LSA.

Morgan and John,
If you can do with just 50HP, Daihatsu has a jewel of a 659 cc 2-cycle
common-rail turbodiesel. I don't know, however, if it's available
outside Japan. These sophisticated engines sometimes are only available
in the domestic market, in K-cars.
Try this URL for more details:
http://www.daihatsu.com/motorshow/to...eco/index.html
Kumaros
It's all Greek to me
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Old January 9th 05, 01:13 AM
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kumaros wrote:

Morgans wrote:

Too bad. It is too heavy for LSA.

Morgan and John,
If you can do with just 50HP, Daihatsu has a jewel of a 659 cc 2-cycle
common-rail turbodiesel. I don't know, however, if it's available
outside Japan. These sophisticated engines sometimes are only available
in the domestic market, in K-cars.
Try this URL for more details:
http://www.daihatsu.com/motorshow/to...eco/index.html
Kumaros
It's all Greek to me



If my convertions are correct they claim 96 mpg in their car!
John
(41km/litre)
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Old January 9th 05, 06:30 AM
Morgans
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"kumaros" wrote in message
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Morgans wrote:

Too bad. It is too heavy for LSA.

Morgan and John,
If you can do with just 50HP, Daihatsu has a jewel of a 659 cc 2-cycle
common-rail turbodiesel. I don't know, however, if it's available
outside Japan. These sophisticated engines sometimes are only available
in the domestic market, in K-cars.
Try this URL for more details:
http://www.daihatsu.com/motorshow/to...eco/index.html
Kumaros
It's all Greek to me


I want that last one on the page! Max output at 3500 RPM, sounds good, too.
I wonder what it will take to get some of these.
--
Jim in NC


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Old January 8th 05, 10:26 AM
NewsGroups
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Hello HAns.. they are still working on the petrol version....

http://www.ecofly.de/english.htm



Hans Zwakenberg wrote:
Hi group,

can someone please tell me whether efforts are on the way already to
turn the Smart CDI diesel engine into an aircraft engine? I'm looking
for something (preferably a diesel) in the 80HP range. Maximum weight
should be appr. 75 Kg (165 lb). It looks to me the larger of the
Smart CDI's might fit the bill.

thanks!

 




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