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RCV Model Engines

Weston UK - Model Engines Distributor

General Info

  • The range of RCV model engines uses the technology of rotating the cylinder around the piston, this applies to both CD and SP versions.
  • Before transferring this part of the RCV activity to Weston UK, RCV had sold more than 12,000 model engines around the world, Demonstrating the reliability and desirability of this unique technology.
  • The engines continue to be developed and improved under the new owners, with the advantage of the ongoing R & D which RCV undertakes as part of its broader business of developing its technology to meet other applications.

RCV SP Series

RCV SP Series Engines


  • Streamline shape, perfect for cowling
  • 2:1 Reduction Gearing
  • Uses Scale Props - 2, 3 & 4-blade
  • Low Maintenance
  • Behind the prop starting facility
  • The SP range offers compact geared output ideal for modellers wanting scale like propellers on their warbirds

RCV CD Series

RCV CD Series Engines


  • Ultra Compact Design
  • Low Noise - Unique Real Engine Sound
  • Uses Conventional Propellers Sizes
  • Can be mounted inverted
  • Low Maintenance
  • The CD range offers a more competitively priced die cast engine, with props running at crank shaft speed but still benefitting from the compactness achieved with the RCV technology.