2-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.
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