Aerospace Engines A to Z
Aerospace Engines A to Z

Updated: 08-Jun-2024

George F. Smith of New Britain, CT designed and built an engine in 1910.

-The engine shown is considered a survivor. The “spiked” cylinders are from a modified Corbin automobile engine. The crankshaft was taken from a Franklin car engine.

George Smith's engine at the NEAM
““Smith engine at the NEAM””

-The aluminum crankcase and connecting rods were of his own design. It was installed on a monoplane aircraft of his own design as well in 1911.

-It gave 18 HP at 1,200 rpm displacing 112 lb.

Motores de Smith, George F.

Model: 18 hp

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