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Pratt & Whitney R2800

  • Aviation History Magazine

    R-2800: Piston-Engine Perfection

    Pratt & Whitney’s 18-cylinder, twin-row radial didn’t break any new ground—it just got everything right. The Pratt & Whitney R-2800 was the most remarkable piston aircraft engine ever built. This compact 18-cylinder, twin-row...

  • MHQ Magazine

    Over the Hump

    In 1942, the U.S. Army Air Forces’ brand-new Air Transport Command began running the most audacious airlift of World War II: flying “the Hump” over the foothills of the Himalayas   ON AUGUST 2, 1943, CBS WAR...