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Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp

The Engine Specifications
 

The Wasp was Pratt & Whitney's first engine.  The prototype produced 425 hp (316 kW) and and weighed only 650 lb (295 kg).  The Wasp first flew in 1926.

The R-1340 was in production from 1925 - 1960.  Almost 35,000 were produced.

9 cylinder, air-cooled, radial
displacement: 1,344 cubic inches (22 liters)
Bore x stroke: 5.75 x 5.75 in
 
Models Used by
 
Wasp C-1: 420 hp (313 kW)
R-1340-16: 550 hp (410 kW)
R-1340-27: 500 hp (373 kW)
R-1340-51: 600 hp (447 kW)
R-1340-57: 600 hp (447 kW) 
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