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The Wright 1911 Model B Flyer

After the excitement of the plane's motor running, the crew at Aeroplane Works buckles down for more work. These restoration pictures are from June 2002. Click on the images for larger views.


At left is the engine magneto, and at right is the engine crankshaft.


Roger cleans the engine case (L), and at right we see the left side of the engine showing the main bearing bosses.


Engine cylinder #2 has the paint removed (L), and #2 cylinder shows the copper water jackets (R).


This is the # 1 cylinder showing the broken intake valve boss.


These images depict the rear of the engine crankshaft, chain drive sprocket screws on larger left hand threads, drive sprocket retaining nut screws on smaller right hand threads.


This image shows the left side of the engine case showing cam bearing bosses.

July 2002 Restoration...


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