Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp


Pratt & Whitney
Double Wasp

A two-row, 18 cylinder radial design providing up to 2,500 horsepower. An important factor of Allied air supremacy in World War II, the Double Wasp was in production until 1960.

Displacement: 2,904 cubic inches Revolutions per minute: 2,250-2,800 Weight: 2,360 pounds Production years: 1939-1960 Number of engines produced: 125,334

Used on: Curtis Wright SB2C-6 Helldiver Douglas DC-6 / C-118 / R6D Liftmaster Goodyear FG-1, 3, 4 Corsair Grumman F6F Hellcat Lockheed C-69E Constellation

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