Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 35. Chapters: Radio-controlled model, Cox model engine, Radio-controlled glider, Radio-controlled boat, Distributed power, Cox Models, Electronic speed control, Remote control locomotive, Mabuchi Motor, Outrunner, Radio-controlled submarine, O.S. Engines, Locotrol, Grand Wing Servo-Tech, Multiplex Modellsport, Novarossi, Futaba Corporation, Buddy box, Twiggy the Water-Skiing Squirrel, Remote-controlled animal, Q500 Pylon Racing, Spektrum RC, Japan Remote Control, Hobby Lobby International, Hitec, Slop, Model Airplane News, KO PROPO. Excerpt: Cox model engines are used to power small model airplanes, model cars and model boats. Cox engines were in production for more than 50 years between 1945 and 2006 by L.M. Cox Manufacturing Co. Inc. who later became qCox Hobbies Inc.q and then qCox Productsq before being sold to Estes Industries when it became Cox Models. On February 7, 2009 Estes Industries stopped producing Cox engines and sold all of their remaining inventory i.e. mainly spare parts, to several private buyers from Canada and USA. Two of the new owners of the remaining Cox engine and parts inventory have launched separate websites, Cox International and Vintage Glow Engines. Millions of engines were produced and they became the most common 1/2A Class 0.049 cubic inch engine in the world and probably still are today. Although the production of the engines ceased some years ago now, engines made as far back as the 1950s are still sold qas newq and in abundance on ebay world wide. The Cox range of model engines were the brain child of entrepreneur Leroy M. Cox. The Cox .049 Engine is a 2-stroke internal combustion glow plug engine. These engines use a glow plug to heat the fuel/air within the cylinder to start. Once running it is disconnected and operates in the same manner as a diesel engine. The self ignition is due to the he...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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