Little is known about this “proof of concept” 6-cylinder experimental rotary engine. The cylinders are arranged in two rows of three; the rows are staggered, and the front cylinders are about 60% larger than those in the rear. The two rows of holes in the outer housing may serve as induction and exhaust ports since the cylinders become exposed briefly as they rotate within the housing. It appears to be a 2-cycle engine that would burn methanol on glow ignition when completed. The cooling fan in front of the cylinders is machined from one piece of aluminum which was most likely performed on manual equipment in 1965—not an easy task.

Exhibit added: August 1, 2011 - Last modified: January 5, 2023

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