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post #10 of (permalink) Old 10-20-2012, 10:59 PM
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The Heath Parasol was one of several home built aircraft powered by Henderson motorcycle engines before WWII. I always thought the Goldwing engine would be an excellent homebuilt engine if there was a way to cut away the tranmission to lighten it. The 'Wing engine with it's high torque and low rpm would be a great airplane engine. Maybe even better than the Suburu which is very popular.

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