SUPER SMALL ENGINES (and turbines)! INCLUDING WORLD's SMALLEST - RC Groups
Thread Tools
Feb 11, 2013, 04:14 PM
as the name says!
AirplaneFreak100's Avatar
Cool

SUPER SMALL ENGINES (and turbines)! INCLUDING WORLD's SMALLEST


The Smallest RC Engine In The WORLD! (2 min 9 sec)


After looking around youtube i found these i will edit the post later but for now tell me what you think

HERE's HIS WEBSITE

SUPER SMALL ENGINES HERE

This is truly an amazement and i will keep looking around for videos of them running


ENJOY
Last edited by AirplaneFreak100; Feb 23, 2013 at 10:05 PM. Reason: Added info
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Feb 11, 2013, 05:13 PM
Registered User
coriolan's Avatar
Ronald Valentine's Engines have been around for a long time, some have even been used in actual model plane (FF and R/C):
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_10...m.htm#10588691
Feb 11, 2013, 08:00 PM
as the name says!
AirplaneFreak100's Avatar
SUPPOSE there is mass production and we start seeing micro diesels and glows buzzing around
Can't find any of the smallest ones running
Feb 11, 2013, 08:54 PM
Registered User
coriolan's Avatar
They are expensive, rather finicky and more of a show piece than really usable in the real world. Not likely to ever see any mass production of such jewel and certainly not glow!
Feb 12, 2013, 01:38 PM
Registered User
Reginald's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by coriolan
They are expensive, rather finicky and more of a show piece than really usable in the real world. Not likely to ever see any mass production of such jewel and certainly not glow!
But the glowplug would not be the problem, here is one of Alexander Ossovick's tiny glowplugs as used in his 2cc 4-cylinder inline. I do make ignition plugs in the same size. Never tried my hands on glowplugs.
Feb 12, 2013, 01:39 PM
Registered User
Reginald's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Reginald
But the glowplug would not be the problem, here is one of Alexander Ossovick's tiny glowplugs as used in his 2cc 4-cylinder inline. I do make ignition plugs in the same size. Never tried my hands on glowplugs.
Plug at left is a standard OS glowplug by the way.
Feb 12, 2013, 02:24 PM
Registered User
coriolan's Avatar
In such small size a spark plug is more doable like in that tiny 4-strokes which actually run. Anything can be done as a few units without price consideration, but mass production is another story were precision in such small parts is paramount. Leroy Cox was successful in mass producing the TD .010 because of his attention to precision machining and quality control. There is very little demand for very small engines and the market would not support the kind of price they would command, which is sad because now we have very usable small r/c equipment thank to the electric revolution. Diesel can be very small (not having the plug restrictions), but in most countries fuel is a problem as ether is also used in another "Hobby", tiny engines also requires smaller props than what is used for even the Cox TD .010. The two small 2-strokes from Japan uses a regular Cox TD .010 glow head!
Feb 12, 2013, 03:18 PM
as the name says!
AirplaneFreak100's Avatar
Now that is cool
Cox engines with muffelers etc
Feb 12, 2013, 04:07 PM
Registered User
coriolan's Avatar
They are not Cox engines, only uses a Cox glow head! More details on them here:
http://homepage2.nifty.com/tachino/engine6.html
Another interesting but larger engine:
http://www.minimodelengines.com/Feature4C.htm
And even a small turbine:
http://homepage2.nifty.com/tachino/engine2.html
Feb 12, 2013, 04:14 PM
as the name says!
AirplaneFreak100's Avatar
Any english pages
it seems to be a messed up page
oh and i will look for the turbine on youtube
Feb 12, 2013, 05:40 PM
Registered User
GliderJim's Avatar
I recall an article in one of the modelling magazines years ago about a guy and the really small model engines he made. If I remember correctly, some of them were about 1 centimeter long. I do not recall if he could actually run them or not.
Feb 13, 2013, 01:19 AM
Registered User
Reginald's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by AirplaneFreak100
Any english pages
it seems to be a messed up page
oh and i will look for the turbine on youtube
The smallest one, and I do mean a fully working turbine not the soldering gas lamp, is called Colibri, made in Germany
Feb 13, 2013, 01:58 AM
Registered User
Reginald's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by coriolan
They are not Cox engines, only uses a Cox glow head! More details on them here:
http://homepage2.nifty.com/tachino/engine6.html
Another interesting but larger engine:
http://www.minimodelengines.com/Feature4C.htm
And even a small turbine:
http://homepage2.nifty.com/tachino/engine2.html
This is one of those George Luhrs miniature fourstroke engines. Height from mounting lug to rockers is only 65mm.
Feb 13, 2013, 02:05 AM
Registered User
Reginald's Avatar
The world smallest Dooling..... Last picture shows LtoR standard glowplug, one of my home made ignition plugs and an even smaller glowplug that is made by the builder of that tiny Dooling
Feb 13, 2013, 02:07 AM
Registered User
Reginald's Avatar

Cox


Those familiar with my website do know which is which.......


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion Worlds smallest airport. Mark Gund Life, The Universe, and Politics 4 Feb 17, 2013 05:35 PM
Discussion World's Smallest 3channel Helicopter stusvend Coaxial Helicopters 1 Jan 30, 2013 12:02 AM
For Sale World Models P47 Brushless factory motor included! fnlrun Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 8 Jan 24, 2013 01:42 PM
Discussion World's smallest engine? PeteSchug Scratchbuilt Indoor and Micro Models 13 Nov 01, 2011 03:36 AM
The World's Smallest Inline Diesel Engine aerogel Scratchbuilt Indoor and Micro Models 14 Jun 06, 2005 03:47 PM