Ever wonder how a radial engine goes together, especially how those seven or nine connecting rods all merge at the crankshaft? Grab some coffee and sit through this master class video by Dan Cabral and you’ll find out. Carbral is a product design engineer and used Keyshot to render this animation and After Effects to assemble the video. The engine is a Rotec R-2800. See more here.
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