Welcome to the Hot Air Engine
This website will endevour to cover all aspects of Hot Air Engines from inventors, to manufaturers to uses in the old world and to uses in a modern world.
There have been many different types of Hot Air Engines / Stirling engines made over the years, some massive some tiny. All wonderful designs, some that made it into full scale production and others that didnt.
The forefathers of the sucessful hot air engine manufacturing world are Horace Robinson, Louis Heinrici, Karl Jost, Alexander Rider, John Ericsson and many more. All having their own unique designs, some designs having two pistons and two cylinders, others having two pistons and one cylinder.
If you have any interesting information that you wish to share with the web site please let me know and I will do my best to include it.