Timing Degree Wheel, Hispano-Suiza V-8 Engine Camshaft and Magneto

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This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Timing Degree Wheel, Hispano-Suiza V-8 Engine Camshaft and Magneto

Date

1918

Inventory Number

A19610101000

Physical Description

Round wood disc with hole in center. Hole has steel reinforcement plate attached with four screws and has keyway to fit crankshaft of a Hispano engine. Face of disc marked to indicate degrees of crankshaft rotation and the cam/ ignition event(s) that should occur at these points. Includes cylinder firing order and diagram of spark plug lead possitions at magnetos.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. L. L. Walker, Sr.

Materials

Wood, Steel

Dimensions

3-D: 1 x 60.8cm (3/8 x 23 15/16 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

EQUIPMENT-Tools

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