Re: Largest piston engines

Date:         19 Apr 99 02:22:34 
From: (Peter)
Organization: MindSpring Enterprises
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You might try buying a book by Herschel Smith called A History of
Aircraft Engines.  It covers everything having to do with aircraft
engine history and is available from Sunflower University Press in
paperback.  He has a chapter devoted to odball engines, and the
largest engines.  The largest, acording to Smith, was the Rolls-Royce
Vulture.  24 cylinders and 1845hp.  It was a failure and later
replaced by two smaller engines.