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Aircraft Engines in our Museum Collection

Orenda-8
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Orenda-8

This Canadian designed and manufactured engine was built at Malton, Ontario. The engine was built for the only Canadian designed jet fighter to see operational use, the CF-100 Canuck. Named…

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Pratt & Whitney Wasp 1340
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Pratt & Whitney Wasp 1340

One of the most successful aircraft engines ever designed, 34,966 R-1340 Wasp's were built between 1925 and 1960. The engine powered numerous aircraft, the most well known in Canada being…

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Pratt & Whitney “Wasp Jr.” R985
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Pratt & Whitney “Wasp Jr.” R985

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…

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Ranger 6 L-440
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Ranger 6 L-440

  The Ranger 6 evolved from the Cirrus air-cooled, inline engine designed in 1928. Considerable research went into the design of the close-fitting baffles around the cylinders so that a…

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Rolls-Royce Nene
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Rolls-Royce Nene

The Nene was designed and built in 5.5 months during 1944. Later they were test-bedded on a Lancastrian aircraft, a derivative of the Lancaster. In 1948, this aircraft set a…

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