Aviation's greatest piston engines

Aviation’s greatest piston engines

3/5/2009 • AVH Issues, Drafts, Gear

Aviation History Reader Poll

In his article on Pratt & Whintey’s R-2800 radial engine (March 2009 Aviation History, P. 32), Stephan Wilkinson calls it “the most remarkable piston aircraft engine ever built.” Do you agree? If not, what would your pick be and why?

Give us your thoughts in the Comments box below.


One Response to Aviation’s greatest piston engines

  1. Hollywood says:

    In any discussion regarding aircraft engines, Rolls Royce has to be mentioned for the “Merlin” series………

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