L on Levavasseur

L on Levavasseur

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. L on Levavasseur (8 January 1863 - 26 February 1922) was a powerplant engineer, aircraft designer and inventor. His innovations included the V8 engine, direct fuel injection, and evaporative engine cooling. Primarily associated with the Antoinette company, he continued to experiment with aircraft design after the company went bankrupt. Levavasseur was born in Le Mesnil-au-Val Cherbourg, France to a naval officer. Initially studying fine arts, Levavasseur switched to studying engineering, with a particular interest in arc lamps and petrol engines.show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135965913
  • 9786135965919