|If you are interested in design and construction of
model Internal Combustion Engines as well as Sterling Engines and Steam
Engines then there is a meeting in Sweden just for you.
We call ourselves "Motorbyggarna" /The
engine-builders !/ and we do have an annual meeting at the Swedish Gliding
School at Ålleberg near the city of Falköping.
Saturday June 4 2011.
Together with :
"The Large Scale Model Gliders"
and their marvellous model-
More than 150 visitors usually attend the meeting, many
of them bringing engines of all kinds. We have access to a large
hangar with plenty of room for running
engines, exhibiting models, finished as well as not yet finished, tools
of all kinds, literature, photos etc !
Pictures from earlier meetings
Two pictures of my own V8-engine.
200 cc. Weight 25 kg. Super-charger ! Not very far
from finished. (January 2005)
Two pictures of my 1/4 scale model of
the "Wright J-5" 9
cylinder radial engine. 130 cc. This
engine was designed by the late Karl-Erik Olsryd . Complete drawings
have been published in the Swedish magazine "Allt om Hobby" as well
as in the well-known US-magazine "Strictly I.C."
(see Internet address below for drawings) Karl-Erik
supplied cylinder-tops for my model. Today you can get a complete set of
castings, ball-bearings as well as other parts . e-mail me for
are always engines of this kind run on my meetings .
Tryggve Örkenrud from Braås brought
several engines. Here are two of them. Go to Tryggve´s
link below and
take a look at all his marvellous engines.
Four pictures of Jörgen
Klasson´s eminent "Varp"-boat. It is powered by a
STERLING engine and completely radio-controlled.
Torbjörn Skarby´s model of
a Bugatti. The engine was completed a couple of years ago. It is
supplied with an electric starter and is well known for
starting just as easy as any full size engine !
Next Meeting: Saturday June 4
Visitors from Sweden, Norway, Denmark and
England are invited to the meeting. The meeting is
also advertised in the so called "Hobby-Calendar" in the
magazine "Allt om Hobby".