R12

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Smith Power’s R12. 

The R stands for rotary, there’s 12 rotors in their engine. yup, 12.

The R12 + 50lbs of boost = 5400 hp, 5400hp

Specs:

  • Length: 30"
  • Width: 31"
  • Height: 24"
  • Weight: 830 lbs
  • Displacement: 960ci ≈ 15.7L
  • Max Wide Open Throttle RPM: 8,500-9,000

Power Numbers:

  1. Naturally aspirated (pump gas 87 octane) 1,440 hp pleasure use at 400 hours.
  2. Turbo-charged 10 lbs boost (pump gas 87 octane) 2,400 hp poker run version at 200 hours.
  3. Turbo-charged 25 lbs boost (race fuel 110 octane) 3,600 hp race version at 30 hours.
  4. Turbo-charged 50 lbs boost (race fuel 116 octane) 5,400 hp at 11,000 rpm Drag racing version.

Flight deck operations on board HMS Hermes. A Sea Harrier takes off from the ski-jump while various missiles, helicopters and vehicles crowd the flight deck of the carrier. The arms front to back include: 1000lb GP bombs with type 114 ‘Slick’ tails, 1000lb GP Bombs with Type 117 parachute 'retarded’ tails, Sidewinder air-to-air missiles and Sea Skua air-to-surface missiles.

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