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Monday, October 10, 2011

Webra Piccolo 0.8cc Diesel Model Airplane Engine

Circa 1960




Design History :-
Designed and manufactured in Germany in mid 1950's to early 1960's


Design Features:-
Front crankshaft induction


Specifications:-
Displacement 0.8 cc;

Observations:-

The Webra mach 1 is easy starting, it was a very powerful engine for it's small size, extremely well made and would last a long time if they are treated with care. 
This first run was with a lot of Castor oil and a rich mixture needle valve setting. 


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






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

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