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Flat twin engine

Index Flat twin engine

A flat-twin is a two-cylinder internal combustion engine with the cylinders on opposite sides of the crankshaft. [1]

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ABC motorcycles

ABC motorcycles was a British motorcycle manufacturer established in 1914 by Ronald Charteris in London.

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ABC Motors

ABC Motors Limited (All British (Engine) Company) of Hersham, Surrey, England was a manufacturer of cars, aircraft, motor scooters, and engines for road and air.

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Aeronca C-2

The Aeronca C-2 is an American light monoplane designed by Jean A. Roche and built by Aeronca Aircraft.

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Aeronca C-3

The Aeronca C-3 was a light plane built by the Aeronautical Corporation of America in the United States during the 1930s.

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Aeronca E-107

The Aeronca E-107 was one of the first low-cost reliable engines of the post-World War I era.

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Aeronca E-113

The E-113 was a small flat-twin piston engine developed by Aeronca for use in some of their light aircraft.

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Aircraft

An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air.

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Alberto Santos-Dumont

Alberto Santos-Dumont (20 July 187323 July 1932, usually referred to as simply Santos-Dumont) was a Brazilian inventor and aviation pioneer, one of the very few people to have contributed significantly to the development of both lighter-than-air and heavier-than-air aircraft.

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American Motorcyclist Association

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is an American nonprofit organization of more than 200,000 motorcyclists that organizes numerous motorcycling activities and campaigns for motorcyclists' legal rights.

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Auxiliary power unit

An auxiliary power unit (APU) is a device on a vehicle that provides energy for functions other than propulsion.

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Aviation between the World Wars

Sometimes dubbed the Golden Age of Aviation, the period in the history of aviation between the end of World War I (1918) and the beginning of World War II (1939) was characterised by a progressive change from the slow wood-and-fabric biplanes of World War I to fast, streamlined metal monoplanes, creating a revolution in both commercial and military aviation.

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Bevel gear

Bevel gears are gears where the axes of the two shafts intersect and the tooth-bearing faces of the gears themselves are conically shaped.

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BMW 003

The BMW 003 (full RLM designation BMW 109-003) was an early axial compressor turbojet engine produced by BMW AG in Germany during World War II.

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BMW Motorrad

BMW Motorrad is the motorcycle brand of the German company BMW, part of its Corporate and Brand Development division.

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BMW R32

The BMW R32 was the first motorcycle produced by BMW under the BMW name.

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Bradbury Motor Cycles

Bradbury Motor Cycles was a British motorcycle manufacturer based in Oldham, England and established in 1902.

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Bristol Cherub

The Bristol Cherub is a British two-cylinder, air-cooled, aircraft engine designed and built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company.

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Brough Motorcycles

Brough Motorcycles were made by William Edward Brough at his Vernon Road Works, Basford, Nottingham, England.

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Car

A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.

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Car and Driver

Car and Driver (CD or C/D) is an American automotive enthusiast magazine.

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Citroën

Citroën is a French automobile manufacturer, part of the PSA Peugeot Citroën group since 1976, founded in 1919 by French industrialist André-Gustave Citroën (1878–1935).

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Clément-Bayard

Clément-Bayard, Bayard-Clément, was a French manufacturer of automobiles, aeroplanes and airships founded in 1903 by entrepreneur Gustave Adolphe Clément.

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Couple (mechanics)

In mechanics, a couple refers to two parallel forces that are equal in magnitude, opposite in sense and do not share a line of action.

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Coventry-Victor

Coventry Victor was a British motorcycle and car manufacturer.

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Cycle World

Cycle World is a motorcycling magazine in the United States.

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DAF Daffodil

The DAF Daffodil is a small family car that was manufactured by DAF from 1961 until 1967.

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Darracq and Company London

A Darracq and Company Limited owned a French manufacturer of motor vehicles and aero engines in Suresnes, near Paris.

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Dnepr (motorcycle)

Dnepr (Дніпро) is a motorcycle brand produced in Kiev, Ukraine.

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Douglas (motorcycles)

Douglas was a British motorcycle manufacturer from 1907–1957 based in Kingswood, Bristol, owned by the Douglas family, and especially known for its horizontally opposed twin cylinder engined bikes and as manufacturers of speedway machines.

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Economy car

An economy car is an automobile that is designed for low-cost purchase and operation.

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Engine balance

Engine balance refers to those factors in the design, production, engine tuning, maintenance and the operation of an engine that benefit from being balanced.

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Flat engine

A flat engine is an internal combustion engine with horizontally-opposed cylinders.

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Ford Model A (1903–04)

The original Ford Model A is the first car produced by Ford, beginning production in 1903.

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Ford Model C

See also Ford Model C (1933-1934) The Ford Model C was a version of the first Ford Model A with a more modern look introduced in 1904.

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Ford Model F

The Ford Model F is an automobile produced by Ford.

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Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.

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Gurgel

Gurgel Motores was a Brazilian automobile manufacturer, named after its founder João do Amaral Gurgel.

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Gurgel BR-800

Gurgel BR-800 was a small Brazilian car produced between 1988 and early 1992.

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Gurgel Supermini

The Gurgel Supermini was a small Brazilian car produced between 1992 and 1994.

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Harley-Davidson Model W

The Harley-Davidson Model W, also known as the Sport Twin, is a motorcycle made by Harley-Davidson from 1919 to 1923.

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Harley-Davidson WLA

The Harley-Davidson WLA is a Harley-Davidson motorcycle that was produced to US Army specifications in the years during and around World War II.

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Harley-Davidson XA

The Harley-Davidson XA (Experimental Army) was a flat-twin shaft drive motorcycle made by Harley-Davidson for the US Army during World War II.

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Henry Ford

Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.

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History of BMW

BMW AG originated with three other manufacturing companies, Rapp Motorenwerke and Bayerische Flugzeugwerke (BFw) in Bavaria, and Fahrzeugfabrik Eisenach in Thuringia.

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HKS 700E

The HKS 700E is a twin-cylinder, horizontally opposed, four stroke, carburetted aircraft engine, designed for use on ultralight aircraft, powered parachutes and ultralight trikes.

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Humber Motorcycles

Humber Limited was a pioneering British motorcycle manufacturer.

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Ignition system

An ignition system generates a spark or heats an electrode to a high temperature to ignite a fuel-air mixture in spark ignition internal combustion engines oil-fired and gas-fired boilers, rocket engines, etc.

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IMZ-Ural

IMZ-Ural (Irbit Motorcycle Factory) is a Russian maker of heavy sidecar motorcycles.

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Indian Model O

The Indian Model O was a lightweight motorcycle made by the Hendee Manufacturing Company from 1917 to 1919.

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Internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit.

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Jowett Bradford

The Jowett Bradford was a British light van produced from 1946 to 1953 by Jowett Cars Ltd of Idle, near Bradford, England.

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Jowett Cars

Jowett was a manufacturer of light cars and light commercial vehicles in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England from 1906 to 1954.

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Junkers Jumo 004

The Junkers Jumo 004, was the world's first production turbojet engine in operational use, and the first successful axial compressor turbojet engine.

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Karl Benz

Karl Friedrich Benz (25 November 1844 – 4 April 1929) was a German engine designer and automobile engineer.

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Lanchester Motor Company

The Lanchester Motor Company Limited was a car manufacturer located until early 1931 at Armourer Mills, Montgomery Street, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, and afterwards at Sandy Lane, Coventry England.

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Matchless

Matchless is one of the oldest marques of British motorcycles, manufactured in Plumstead, London, between 1899 and 1966.

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Maytag

The Maytag Corporation is an American home and commercial appliance brand owned by Whirlpool Corporation after the April 2006 acquisition of Maytag.

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Montgomery Motorcycles

Montgomery Motorcycles was a pioneering British motorcycle manufacturer.

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Motorcycle

A motorcycle, often called a bike, motorbike, or cycle, is a two-> or three-wheeled motor vehicle.

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Norbert Riedel

Norbert Riedel (* 1 April 1912 in Jägerndorf, Sudetenland, then Austria-Hungary; † 24 February 1963 in Zürs am Arlberg, Austria) was an engineer and entrepreneur.

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Outboard motor

An outboard motor is a propulsion system for boats, consisting of a self-contained unit that includes engine, gearbox and propeller or jet drive, designed to be affixed to the outside of the transom.

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Panhard

Panhard is a French manufacturer of light tactical and military vehicles.

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Phaeton body

A phaeton is a style of open automobile without any fixed weather protection, which was popular from the 1900s until the 1930s.

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Praga B2

The Praga B2 was a low powered aero engine suitable for very light aircraft.

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Puch 500

Puch 500 was a city car produced by the Austrian manufacturer Puch, a subsidiary of Steyr-Daimler-Puch in Graz.

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Richard Pearse

Richard William Pearse (3 December 187729 July 1953) was a New Zealand farmer and inventor who performed pioneering experiments in aviation.

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Royal Enfield

Royal Enfield was a brand name under which The Enfield Cycle Company Limited of Redditch, Worcestershire sold motorcycles, bicycles, lawnmowers and stationary engines which they had manufactured.

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Santos-Dumont Demoiselle

The Santos-Dumont Demoiselle ("Damselfly" or "Damsel") was a series of aircraft built in France by world aviation pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont.

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Spark plug

A spark plug (sometimes, in British English, a sparking plug, and, colloquially, a plug) is a device for delivering electric current from an ignition system to the combustion chamber of a spark-ignition engine to ignite the compressed fuel/air mixture by an electric spark, while containing combustion pressure within the engine.

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Straight-twin engine

A straight-twin engine, also known as straight-two, inline-twin, vertical-twin, or parallel-twin is a two-cylinder piston engine which has its cylinders arranged side by side and its pistons connected to a common crankshaft.

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Sturmey-Archer

Sturmey-Archer is a manufacturing company originally from Nottingham, England.

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The Motor Cycle

The Motor Cycle was one of the first British magazines about motorcycles.

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Toyota Publica

The Toyota Publica is a small car manufactured by the Japanese automaker Toyota from 1961 to 1978.

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Toyota Sports 800

The Toyota Sports 800 is Toyota Motor Corporation's first production sports car.

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Ultralight aviation

Ultralight aviation (called microlight aviation in some countries) is the flying of lightweight, 1- or 2-seat fixed-wing aircraft.

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V-twin engine

A V-twin engine, also called a V2 engine, is a two-cylinder internal combustion engine where the cylinders are arranged in a V configuration.

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Wasted spark

The wasted spark system is an ignition system used in some four-stroke cycle internal combustion engines.

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Williamson Flat Twin

The Williamson Flat Twin was motorcycle made in Coventry, UK by William ('Billy') Williamson, who had been managing director of the Coventry-based Rex company.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flat_twin_engine

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