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Monday, October 10, 2011

Taifun Rasant 2.5 cc - MK 1 type III


Circa 1955





Design History :-

Designed and manufactured in mid 1950's


Design Features:-
Front crankshaft induction;


Specifications:-

Engine type:Diesel
Cycle:2T
Data
Cylinders:1
Displacement:2,47 cm³
Bore:15 mm
Stroke:14 mm
Dimensions
Other Information
Model year1959
Manufacturer
Hans Hörnlein, Vöhringen, Alemania
Sales
Johannes Graupner, Kirchheim Teck, Alemania


Observations:-
The Rasant was mostly used for control line and free flight applications.
The engine featured on this page is in a great shape,so it will need to be run in short bursts with a rich needle setting.


Click the play button below to view a short video featuring the starting and running of this interesting antique engine.



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Special thanks to YouTube Channel valic000 and engine collector L.M. Rojo, for material shown in this page. 

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