R2800 Radial Engine (special price)

Rated 5/5 based on 2 reviews.
$22,500.00
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First released in  1997  the  110  horse power, Rotec R2800 radial engine is a light weight powerful, dependable recreational radial engine of clever design and exquisite workmanship. With now 20 years production and over 3,270 units sold worldwide the Rotec radial has become the bench mark and choice of discerning builders all over the world. Countless award winning, WW1, classic and vintage aircraft have once again taken to the skies as a result of Rotec radial power.
 

Accompanying Standard parts
• 1 x Starter Motor
• 1 x Ignition Module with Heat Sink
• 1 x Ignition Coil
• 1 x Wiring Harness
• 1 x Oil Filter
• 2 x Rotor Buttons
• 1 x Scavenge Filter
• 1 x Prop Washer R28 
• 1 x Engine Manual CD
• 1 x Oil Filter Block

 

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 Designers Matthew & Paul Chernikeeff
Configuration Seven Cylinder Radial Engine
– Four Stroke
Capacity 2800 cc (172 ci)
Total Diameter 800 mm (31.5 ”)
Dry Weight 100 kg (220 lbs)
Propeller / RPM Fixed 76 ” Diameter x 55 ”
Pitch @ 2,450 rpm
Ignition / Type Dual, electronic and magneto
Carburettor TBI-40-S / Bing
Mixture Control
 Lubrication Geared Oil Pressure and
Scavenge Pump
Bore / Stroke (3.15 ”) 80 mm x 80 mm
Heads Two Overhead Valves,
Push Rod Operated
Spark Plugs Two per Head
(NGK DCPR8E)
Starter Electric Auto Type 12 Volt
Charging System 45 Amp Alternator
Fuel Consumption Avgas 100LL – 22 liters
(5.8 gallons) @ 75% Power
Rated Power 110 hp @ 2450 Prop RPM
(Via 3:2 PSRU)
SKU 171

Looks beautiful! Sounds beautiful! Runs powerful!!

22 April 2017
I am still feeling the rush of a successful first flight of "Little Stearman" powered by a beautiful R2800! My project received its airworthiness certificate on June 26th - but with the arrival of kids and grandkids I couldn't get time to concentrate on the first flight until yesterday morning, July 11th. I had done much taxi testing, but was totally unprepared for the smooth and rapid acceleration as I advanced the throttle with no brakes or tie-down. I'll bet I was off the ground in 250 to 300 feet. The engine ran perfectly - smooth as glass, with PLENTY of power. I flew for about a half an hour before landing with a huge grin on my face! I have attached a couple of pictures - but I still have to get some close-up flight photos. There were many comments of those on the ground of how nice that radial looked and sounded on this project. I have some routine trim adjustments to make - and then I'll get some in-flight photos from a chase plane. The attached photos give you an idea of how the aircraft looks on the ground - and then some long distance take-off photos of the first flight.
(5)

Amazing product!

22 April 2017
I have a Kitfox Classic IV with a Rotec R2800 on the nose. I can't tell you how much I have enjoyed that engine since I first got it. The folks at Rotec have been absolutely outstanding to work with any time there has been any questions or issues that have arose. They have always contacted me promptly with answers to any questions or concerns I had, and have always shown the utmost in professionalism and respect in their dealings with me. I have been in the aviation industry for nearly 40 years now and have dealt with manufacturers of piston engines, turbo prop engines and jet engines. Without any doubt these guys rank right up there with the best of them for product support. This little motor is their passion. Every time I hear someone who references the negative stuff on the internet, I have to pause and remember how many negative comments I have heard about "those damned Lycoming, Continental or even Rotax engines!" If you are thinking about purchasing a Rotec and are concerned about their support... put your mind at ease. These guys have a great product that runs smooth, sounds outstanding, has plenty of power and absolutely has all the aesthetic qualities the others wish they had. Guaranteed you will not draw a crowd to look at your new "Brand X" motor like you will with the Rotec Radial!
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