Warner Aircraft Corporation

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The Warner Aircraft Corporation of Detroit, Michigan was the manufacturer of the Scarab family of radial engines for airplanes in 1928 through the early 1930s.

History[edit]

The first Aeronautical Industries Incorporated Scarab radial engine was produced in November 1927.[1] In October 1927 the company changed name to the Warner Aircraft Corporation. The Scarab Junior was introduced in 1930, during 1933 a larger engine the Super Scarab was designed and built. The company did not produce any more engine models and was taken over by the Clinton Machine Company in 1950.

Engines[edit]

Year Name Model Military Designation Rating
1927 Scarab R-420 125 hp
1930 Scarab Junior 90 hp
1933 Super Scarab 165 SS-50 R-500 165 hp
1933 Super Scarab 185 SS-50A R-550 185 hp

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bill Gunston (1989). "Warner". World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines. Patrick Stephens Limited. p. 175. ISBN 1-85260-163-9. Retrieved 2010-04-10.