|Subject:||RE: Aircraft manufacture - Lawrance engine contract||Date:||Tue Sep 9 23:17:44 2014|
Indeed, The Excelsior factory was engaged in making these |
engines during the war as well as at least a cursory test run
on one of the upper floors of the factory. I have a few
pictures of the engine manufacturing process and testing
facility. I'll post them for you. Pretty interesting stuff!
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Anyone know anything of Excelsior of Chicago manufacturing the
Lawrance flat twin aircraft trainer engine during late WW1 ?
Apparently something like 300 of them were contracted to be
built, for the Penguin Trainer.