Two-stroke Glow Engines for R/C Aircraft
This comprehensive work by David Gierke explains techniques modelers need to know to run 2-stroke glow engines. From engine design basics to adjusting carburetors to care and maintenance, this information ensures your success. Features several hundred photos and 100 detailed drawings.
Introduction Theory and Operation
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