Aircraft engine Pratt & Whitney P-1830 Twin Wasp, USA. Developed in 1932. it is a two-row, 14-cylinder, air-cooled radial design with seven cylinders on a row.

A total of 173,618 R-1830 engines were built, and from their use in two of the most-produced aircraft ever built, the four-engined B-24 heavy bomber and twin-engined DC-3 transport, more Twin Wasps may have been built than any other aviation piston engine in history. Weight – 567 kg. Power – 1200 hp.

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Pratt & Whitney is an American aerospace manufacturer with global service operations. It is a subsidiary of RTX. Pratt & Whitney’s aircraft engines are widely used in both civil aviation (especially airlines) and military aviation. Its headquarters are in East Hartford, Connecticut. As one of the “big three” aero-engine manufacturers, it competes with General Electric and Rolls-Royce, although it has also formed joint ventures with both of these companies. In addition to aircraft engines, Pratt & Whitney manufactures gas turbines for industrial and power generation, and marine turbines. In 2017, the company reported that in 2014 they had 38,737 employees supporting more than 11,000 customers in 180 countries around the world. In 2013, Pratt & Whitney’s revenue totaled $14.5 billion.

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