Complete Engine

This animation presents the complete R-2800 engine, with all pistons, valve trains, counterweights, blower drives and reduction gearing animated. It contains over 180 moving parts composed of over 290,000 facets. All the action occurring in the smaller animations is repeated here, except for the blower drive which remains at low speed for clear viewing.

GO TO: Summary of "Inside the Radials"   *  Crankshaft with one row of pistons   *  Crankshaft and all pistons   *  Second order counterbalances   *  Valve trains   *  Cam rings   *  Supercharger drive (front view)   *  Supercharger drive (rear view)   *  Propeller reduction gear (outer gear removed)   *  Propeller reduction gear (complete)   *  Complete engine