Russischer Sternmotor – Russian Radial Engine Start and Run!

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The radial engine is a reciprocating type internal combustion engine configuration in which the cylinders “radiate” outward from a central crankcase like the spokes of a wheel. It resembles a stylized star when viewed from the front, and is called a “star engine” in some languages. The radial configuration was very commonly used for aircraft engines before gas turbine engines became predominant.

Russischer Sternmotor – Russian Radial Engine Start and Run!

What you see in the video below happened at a tractor meeting in Burkhardtsdorf, where a big Russian radial engine from an Antonov aircraft was fired up for the participants.

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