The Fairchild Genet is a left hand tractor type. The cylinders are forged steel, screwed into crankcase adaptors. The cylinder heads are aluminium alloy castings screwed, shrunk, and locked to cylinders. The valve seats and plug bosses are cast into position.
The connecting rods are H section, and pistons are Y alloy, fitted with two compression and two scraper rings.
Valves and gear are overhead, with Duplex spring valves.
A starter was available at extra cost.
Type: 5 cylinder air cooled radial
Approved Type Certificate
Rating: 88 hp at 2200 rpm
Displacement: 251 cu.in
Compression ratio: 5.2-1
Bore: 4 in
Stroke: 4 in
Length: 28 1/2 in
Diameter: 36 in
Weight: 200 lb
Fuel consumption: not more than .55 lb/hp/hr
Oil consumption: not more than .025 lb/hp/hr
Lubrication: Dry sump, pressure and scavenger pumps
Ignition: Dual B.T.H.
Spark plugs: 2 per cylinder B.G.