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Model Engineering Glossary: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Edgar T Westbury

Perhaps best known for his model engine designs. He was born in 1896 and served in the Royal Navy during the latter part of the First World War. In the late 1920′s he was an instructur in the RAF. During World War Two he developed a number of small petrol engines for use by the armed forces. Edgar T Westbury died on 3 May 1970.

Below is a list of the models and publications:

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Atom

Atom Minor Mk3

Designed at 6cc to conform with competition limits and released in 1947.

Kiwi

Seagull

A 10cc inline 2 cylinder 4 stroke.

Sealion

29.6cc four cylinder inline four-stroke with a chain driven overhead cam, the design was released in 1959.



Wallaby

28cc inline twin with overhead valves and pushrods.

Whippet

10cc single cylinder side valve four-stroke.

Wyvern

40cc single cylinder side valve engine.


See also: Engine, Model Engineer.

Model Engineering Glossary: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z