Motor Pratt & Whitney R-1830 90D Twin WASP. Made in USA in 1932 for Douglas C 47

Power: 1200 HP (14 cylinders) 

RPM: 2600

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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