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N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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New England Air Museum
Detriot Aero


An inexpensive engine ($350) for the amateur aviator, the Detroit Aero was designed and manufactured by Fred Weinberg of Detroit, Michigan. The engine produced 30 hp at 1,500 rpm with a displacement of 237 cubic inches. Over one thousand of these engines were sold.

This engine is located in the Civilian Hangar near the Aviation Pioneers exhibit.

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Type: 2-cylinder, air-cooled, horizontally opposed piston engine
Displacement: 237 cu. in.
Weight: 110 lbs.
Power Output: 30 hp at 1,500 rpm
NEAM Id: 35


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