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LeBlond/Ken-Royce

Engines The Company
 
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Model Military Number Name
1928 5D    
1930 5F R-265  
LeBlond Engines, Inc. was one of the better known small engine manufacturers of the late 1920s and 1930s.  The company designed and built five- and seven-cylinder radial engines.

History

1928: The LeBlond Co of Cincinnati purchases Detroit Aircraft Engineering and it's 5-cylinder Air Cat.

1937: Rearwin Airplanes buys LeBlond and re-names the company Ken-Royce Motors.

 

page updated 04 July 2003

 

 

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