A Pratt & Whitney R-2800-39 18-cylinder radial airplane engine. First run in 1937, over 125,000 of these were built in all variants, and saw extensive service in World War II combat, then in civilian airplanes for years afterward. The R-2800 weighed about 2,400 pounds and developed a maximum 2,000 horsepower, giving it a weight-to-power ratio of nearly 1-1. This is in the New England Air Museum near Hartford, Conn., not far from where Pratt & Whitney built the engine and where the company…
Aviation Photo #1584152: Rockwell B-1B Lancer - USA - Air Force
Rhode Island Air Show 2009. The starboard engine exhausts of this "Bone". Beautiful detail, eh? [Canon EOS 40D, EF 70-200mm f/4.0 L IS USM lens + EF 1.4x II extender] - Photo taken at North Kingstown - Quonset State (Quonset Point NAS) (OQU / RI12 / NCO / KOQU) in Rhode Island, USA on June 28, 2009.
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