The company was closed down in 1972. At the other extreme was a 50 hp four-cylinder fitted with a luxury body and supplied to the Earl of Norbury. Also the eBook, The Ailsa Craig Archives, Book One 'The History', which is free to download. , A little later, Ellis Kisch took over and the company moved to 46/47 Strand-on-the-Green, Chiswick in West London. (Managing); Stanley A. Kisch, F.R.G.S. Named after the Scottish island of Ailsa Craig, the company began as a bicycle manufacturer in Glasgow in 1891, moving to Putney (and later Chiswick) in London where they began building motor vehicles. two-cylinder, 10 h.p., 20 h.p. Ailsa Craig Engines was a manufacturer of marine and specialist made-to-order engines from 1891 to 1972. They had other small engines with names like the Kid and the Pup. shells. text of this web site is available under the Creative
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The compression ratio is 18.6 : 1. Ailsa Craig produced the world’s first V12 engine in 1904, worked for the Ministry of Munitions and the Admiralty during the First World War and in 1926 was granted a Royal Appointment. This web publication contains 144,019 pages of
The smallest was a single cylinder engined light car made in 1902. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. 1 : 1) epicyclic reversing gearbox coupled to Gaines 14″ x 17″ handed propellers which are of a much higher pitch than was usually recommended for the RF2’s.