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Arrow 500
Type

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The Arrow 500 is a twin-cylinder, horizontally opposed, two-stroke, single or dual ignition, aircraft engine that was designed for ultralight aircraft by Arrow SNC of Italy.[1][2]

The Arrow family of engines are modular in design and share the same pistons, cylinders and gearboxes assembled around different crankcase designs, giving one-, two- or four-cylinder engines.[1] Arrow engines are no longer in production.

Development

The 500 is a conventional twin-cylinder engine that weighs Script error: No such module "convert".. The engine features single or optional dual ignition, reed valve induction, free air cooling, tuned exhaust system, a single slide venturi-type Bing carburetor, fuel pump, Nikasil cylinder coatings. The engine was offered with a gearbox reduction system that included a one way clutch. Starting is electric starter with no provision for a recoil starter.[1]

The 500 produces Script error: No such module "convert"., runs on premium unleaded auto fuel and has a recommended time between overhaul of 400 hours.[1][2]

The tuned exhaust supplied with the engine has been criticized as "cumbersome" and needing modification to fit most aircraft.[1]

Specifications (Arrow 500)

Data from Cliche[1]

General characteristics

  • Type: Twin-cylinder, horizontally opposed two-stroke aircraft engine
  • Displacement: 500 cc (30.51 cu in)
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Components

Performance

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See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f Cliche, Andre: Ultralight Aircraft Shopper's Guide 8th Edition, page G-1 Cybair Limited Publishing, 2001. ISBN 0-9680628-1-4
  2. ^ a b Purdy, Don: AeroCrafter - Homebuilt Aircraft Sourcebook, page 70. BAI Communications. ISBN 0-9636409-4-1