Engine That Powered the Most Iconic Aircrafts of its Era

The R-2800 aircraft engine from PRATT & WHITNEY powered aircrafts since 1940. The R-2800 was a radial twin-row, 18 cylinder engine which helped fly to not just the air force aircafts like the HELLCAT or the CORSAIR but airlines and cargo planes as well like the Convair CV-240 and the DOUGLAS DC-6. Over hundred and twenty thousand engines were built during its production which ended in 1960. Visit our website and buy a T-shirt with this legendary engine R-2800.