[rescue] Legacy Sun SPARC server parts

Gian-Paolo Musumeci gp at pdti.net
Thu Apr 8 00:22:36 CDT 2010

On Apr 7, 2010, at 10:14 PM, Paxton wrote:
>> Might have been DC-10s, the memory is fuzzy - they really loved that
>> airframe, I guess it pre-dated 'just good enough, any not even a tiny bit
>> extra' engineering...
> It was DC-3s. Parts are made in Brazil now. I saw a DC-3 in Honduras
> with one original engine (Pratt & Whitney?) looking good and tight and
> one new Brazilian one, leaking quarts of oil.

The DC-3 used radial engines (Wright R-1820s or P&W R-1830s, mostly).  If a
radial engine like that stops leaking, it's because there isn't any oil left
in it.  /gp

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