Hall-Scott A-2

Hall-Scott A-2 aircraft engine at the New England Air Museum


Type:   8-cylinder, liquid-cooled, “V”, piston
Displacement:   402 cu. in
Weight:   260 lbs.
Power Output:   60 hp @ 1,400 rpm
Year:   1910
NEAM Id:   36
Location:   Civil Hangar

Gift of Richard C. Jackson and Richard L. Strand, Sr.

The Hall-Scott Motor Car Company produced aircraft engines from 1910 through World War I. Designed by E.J. Hall, their water-cooled four and six cylinder (vertical in-line) and eight cylinder (vee-type) engines provided reliable, quality engines to pioneer airmen.

This early A-2 was the type used by Thomas Scott Baldwin in his famous “Red Devil” exhibition flyers.

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