In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The Navy reasoned that air-cooled radial engines offered added reliability, especially when operating over water.
- With the simple air-cooled engine and shaft drive this is a bike which should give years of service with minimal expense.
- Sitting almost upright on one of its floats, only the severe damage to the front end, where its 14-cylinder, air-cooled radial engine was partially torn away on impact, betrays the violence that saw this aircraft downed.
- The Americans were developing larger tanks, with cast-armour hulls and turrets, better guns, and air-cooled diesel engines.
- Piston engines of the Second World War were of two types, air-cooled radial engines and liquid-cooled in-line engines.
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