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R-2800 Radial P&W (vs.) V-1650 Inline Merlin

Turn up your volume, click the start button and step back in history...

Play Vought Corsair (R-2800 radial)   

The Corsair's most unique feature was the "bent" wing, the result of a marriage between the most powerful engine ever installed in a piston-engine fighter and one of the biggest propellers in the world. But from these seemingly outsized and mismatched parts came one of WWII greatest fighter planes.

         F4U flyby

Play P51 flyby:  (Merlin engine  

Named the Merlin, this engine was made famous by the Spitfires and Hurricanes that won the Battle of Britain. Just a few of the aircraft that utilized the Merlin engines:

  • Hawker Hurricane
  • North American F-82 Twin Mustang
  • North American P-51 Mustang...
  • Lancaster
  • Supermarine Spitfire
  • Lincoln
  • Mosquito
  • Defiant
  • Beaufighter
  • Many more...