INDIAN AERO MOTOR

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The engine pictured above is one of two, 7 cylinder engines built by Hendee Manufacturing Company (the makers of Indian motorcycles) in 1911. They mark Indian's brief entry into the field of aviation and were named the Indian Aero Motor. Indian's design borrowed heavily from the French Gnome "Omega" engine, in particular using a fixed crankshaft around which the crankcase and cylinders rotate.  It was able to produce 50 hp at 1,100 rpm and with a displacement of 513 cubic inches, the Indian Aero Motor was not only powerful, but lightweight, weighing only 185 lbs.

 

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15053 Crosswind Dr Burlington, WA 98233

 

 

 

  • General Info

    The engine pictured above is one of two, 7 cylinder engines built by Hendee Manufacturing Company (the makers of Indian motorcycles) in 1911. They mark Indian's brief entry into the field of aviation and were named the Indian Aero Motor. Indian's design borrowed heavily from the French Gnome "Omega" engine, in particular using a fixed crankshaft around which the crankcase and cylinders rotate.  It was able to produce 50 hp at 1,100 rpm and with a displacement of 513 cubic inches, the Indian Aero Motor was not only powerful, but lightweight, weighing only 185 lbs.

     

    http://www.ridingvintage.com/2013/03/indian-takes-to-skies.html

     

     

  • Specific Info

    Information Coming Soon.