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Aircraft Engines in the Collection




The R985 features a built-in centrifugal supercharger and direct-drive propeller. The R-985 was in production from 1930 through 1953.  Over 39,000 were produced.

The Wasp Junior was used on the Vultee BT-13 Valiant, Beechcraft -18 Expeditor (and its AT-7 and AT-11 variants), and the DeHavilland L-20A Beaver.



Specifications
Manufactured by:
Power:
Cylinders:
Displacement:
Weight:
First manufactured:
Pratt and Whitney
450 h.p. @ 2300 r.p.m.
9; radial; aircooled
985 cu. in.
668 pounds
1929




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