Elbridge Featherweight, In-line 3 Engine

Developed from a marine design, this 2-stroke, cycle engine of 1910 is used by several flying schools. It powers many American airplanes including Chicago, Curtiss-type, by Glenn L. Martin, Farman-type by B.F. Roehrig, Greene, Mathewson, McCallum, and Strikes.

Elbridge engines are unique in having an unlimited warrant on manufacturing defects.

Gift of William D. Parker.

Physical Description:
Weight (wet): 68.1 kg (150 lb)

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Elbridge Engine Company (Rochester, New York)

Date
1910

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Early Flight

Type
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary

Materials
Metal
Dimensions
Length 81.3 cm (32.0 in.), Width 31.8 cm (12.5 in.), Height 51.4 cm (20.25 in.)

Developed from a marine design, this 2-stroke, cycle engine of 1910 is used by several flying schools. It powers many American airplanes including Chicago, Curtiss-type, by Glenn L. Martin, Farman-type by B.F. Roehrig, Greene, Mathewson, McCallum, and Strikes.

Elbridge engines are unique in having an unlimited warrant on manufacturing defects.

Gift of William D. Parker.

Physical Description:
Weight (wet): 68.1 kg (150 lb)

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Elbridge Engine Company (Rochester, New York)

Date
1910

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Early Flight

Type
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary

Materials
Metal
Dimensions
Length 81.3 cm (32.0 in.), Width 31.8 cm (12.5 in.), Height 51.4 cm (20.25 in.)

ID: A19560077000