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Dave Gierke

Engine Cleaning 101

Engine Cleaning 101

Too cold/windy/snowy to fly this weekend? Use your downtime to make the upcoming flying season more successful! This classic how-to from the engine master Dave Gierke details all the steps to cleaning your nitro engine.   During a recent flying session, your engine let you down big time: it flamed out during a hovering maneuver at […]

Counter-rotating props

Hi, I have a question regarding 2-stoke model aircraft engines,  and multi engine aircarft. Can 2-stroke engine be made to run ccw and just reverse the mounting of the prop? Why do I ask?…aircraft like the P-38 had counter rotating engines, which I assume was to counter the two engine’s torque. Also, why wasn’t this application used in more […]
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