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From BMW-III to AM-47

The Great War continues and planes fly everywhere. They fly low because, although it is already known about aircraft engine blowers and even turbochargers, they are not used for engines and at that time they have no special meaning. But everyone wants to climb higher! To fly higher without supercharging systems, we need to give the cylinders more air. The basic solution is to increase the volume of the cylinder. In this case, however, the weight of the engine and its dimensions increase. Is it possible to prevent this?

From BMW-VI to M-17

The Achilles heel of the Soviet aviation industry was the production of aircraft engines. Until 1917, the technical policy of the Russian government was based on the purchase of aircraft engines abroad and on the licensed production of French engines. Engines of our own design were practically not produced. During the civil war, the situation in this area deteriorated sharply due to the lack of qualified engineers and workers and the economic blockade of the country by Western states.

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