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Lorraine Pétrel

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The Lorraine 12H Pétrel was a French V-12 supercharged, geared piston aeroengine initially rated at 370 kW (500 hp), but later developed to give 640 kW (860 hp). [1]

27 relations: Aircraft engine, Argenteuil, Brussels, Connecting rod, Crankcase, Crankpin, Crankshaft, Epicyclic gearing, Fokker D.XVII, France, Gudgeon pin, Hawker Fury, Hawker Hart, Koolhoven F.K.55, Maritima Ferries, Overhead camshaft, P.Z.L. P.8, Potez 39, Potez 540, Renard R.31, Rolling-element bearing, Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History, SAB AB-20, Spark plug, Sterna, Supercharger, Tappet.

Aircraft engine

An aircraft engine is the component of the propulsion system for an aircraft that generates mechanical power.

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Argenteuil is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, France.

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Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.

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Connecting rod

A connecting rod is a shaft which connects a piston to a crank or crankshaft in a reciprocating engine.

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A crankcase is the housing for the crankshaft in a reciprocating internal combustion engine.

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A crankpin or crank journal is a journal in an engine or mechanical device.

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A crankshaft—related to crank—is a mechanical part able to perform a conversion between reciprocating motion and rotational motion.

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Epicyclic gearing

An epicyclic gear train (also known as planetary gear) consists of two gears mounted so that the center of one gear revolves around the center of the other.

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Fokker D.XVII

Fokker D.XVII, was a Dutch biplane created by Fokker.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Gudgeon pin

In internal combustion engines, the gudgeon pin (UK, wrist pin US) connects the piston to the connecting rod and provides a bearing for the connecting rod to pivot upon as the piston moves.

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Hawker Fury

The Hawker Fury was a British biplane fighter aircraft used by the Royal Air Force in the 1930s.

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Hawker Hart

The Hawker Hart was a British two-seater biplane light bomber aircraft of the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Koolhoven F.K.55

The Koolhoven F.K.55 was a Dutch fighter prototype of the 1930s, which did not progress beyond the prototype stage.

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Maritima Ferries

Maritima Ferries is a French ferry company operating in the Mediterranean, following the bankruptcy and sale of SNCM (Société Nationale Maritime Corse Méditerranée), the company was re branded to Maritima Ferries from 2016 onwards.

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Overhead camshaft

Overhead camshaft, commonly abbreviated to OHC, is a valvetrain configuration which places the camshaft of an internal combustion engine of the reciprocating type within the cylinder heads ("above" the pistons and combustion chambers) and drives the valves or lifters in a more direct manner compared with overhead valves (OHV) and pushrods.

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P.Z.L. P.8

P.Z.L. P.8 was a fighter designed by Ing.

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Potez 39

The Potez 39 was a French two-seat single-engined parasol wing monoplane reconnaissance and observation aircraft of the 1930s.

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Potez 540

The Potez 540 was a French multi-role aircraft of the 1930s.

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Renard R.31

The Renard R.31 was a Belgian reconnaissance aircraft of the 1930s.

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Rolling-element bearing

A rolling-element bearing, also known as a rolling bearing, is a bearing which carries a load by placing rolling elements (such as balls or rollers) between two bearing rings called races.

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Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History

The Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History (Musée Royal de l’Armée et d’Histoire Militaire, often abbreviated to MRA, Koninklijk Museum van het Leger en de Krijgsgeschiedenis, KLM) is a military museum that occupies the two northernmost halls of the historic complex in Cinquantenaire Park in Brussels, Belgium.

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The SAB AB-20 was a large four engine twin boom French bomber built in the early 1930s as a development of the Dyle et Bacalan DB-70 airliner.

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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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Sterna is a genus of terns in the bird family Laridae.

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A supercharger is an air compressor that increases the pressure or density of air supplied to an internal combustion engine.

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A tappet is a projection that imparts a linear motion to some other component within a mechanism.

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

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