piston engine

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piston engine

n (Aut) → motore m a pistoni
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Whereas today's range extenders usually consist of little more than off the shelf internal combustion engines, these are rapidly being replaced by second generation range extenders consisting of piston engines designed from scratch for fairly constant load in series hybrids.
The new engine would weigh a fraction of piston engines in the 100 horsepower class and have 10 times the life span, according to the Air Force.
The four 2,500hp piston engines were fired up at Coventry Airport on Saturday for 20 minutes to kickstart a five-year PS5million appeal to return the 60-year-old maritime patrol aircraft to the skies.
Seventy-one percent of the fleet, about 159,000 aircraft, (14) have piston engines and typically use avgas--some 225 million gallons of it in 2011, according to U.
We were used to seeing all sorts of unusual aircraft taking off such as ex-bombers with two of their four piston engines replaced by jet engines.
The extension to aeroDAC's EASA Part 21 Subpart J Design Organisation Approval also includes some aspects of powerplant activity covering minor modifications and repairs to turbine engines, in addition to major modifications and repairs to piston engines, the company said.
Radial piston engines were integrated into the prow of large, black fastback sedans as aircraft raced around menacing pylons jutting up from the earth.
The companies have a common objective of developing a clean-burning new source of power for vehicles, which are currently using gasoline-driven piston engines," said REGI and Reg Technologies president John Robertson.
Paragould City Light Water and Cable recently received three new piston engines to help slash energy costs.
We're trying to reduce the cost of turbines by 75 percent or more, and the cost of piston engines by 50 percent or more," he points out.