Aeroplane Engine [Hall-Scott]

Hall-Scott Motor Car Company, Manufacturer

1918
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Maker and Role
Hall-Scott Motor Car Company, Manufacturer
Production Date
1918
Description
Hall-Scott aero engine, 4 cylinders, single over-head camshaft, 100 BHP @ 1450 RPM. Serial No. 377.
Manufactured under US Patents Nos. 1078919 and 10240?
Painted blue and black, mounted on 4 legs.
These engines possessed a remarkable for the era power-to-weight ratio using an overhead cam and hemispherical combustion chamber. Their engines also benefited from manufacturing cost efficiency by sharing parts and dimensions between types.
Hall-Scott are among the most significant builders of water-cooled aircraft engines prior to World War I.
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Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
HALL-SCOTT / AIRPLANE ENGINE / TYPE A-7-A M'FGR'S NO. 377 / ... / MANUFACTURED BY / NORDYKE & MARMON Co. / INDIANAPOLIS, IND. Maker's Plate
HALL-SCOTT MOTOR. / INDIAPOLIS. / IND. U.S.A. / NORDYKE & MARMON CO. Maker's Mark
Accession No
1964.229
Credit Line
Hall-Scott Motor Car Company. 1918. Aeroplane Engine [Hall-Scott], 1964.229. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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