Re: Diesel aircraft engines

From:         rrea@caedm.et.byu.edu (Richard N. Rea)
Organization: Brigham Young University
Date:         11 Aug 96 00:03:59 
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In article <airliners.1996.1638@ohare.Chicago.COM> Neil Bolger <urbanpre@portal.ca> writes:
>From: Neil Bolger <urbanpre@portal.ca>
>Subject: Re: Diesel aircraft engines
>Date: 08 Aug 96 12:11:55

>The Hindenburg (and I think the other Zepplins) had diesel  engines
>specifically designed for aviation uses.

My source reported that the Zepplins used "Blaugas", which accounted for about
one-third the total gas volume.  They were V-12's.