Walkaround - Pratt & Whitney engines at Sikorsky Memorial Airport

Walkaround - Pratt & Whitney engines at Sikorsky Memorial Airport
Sikorsky Memorial Airport, Stratford CT, USA.
May 31, 2010.

Here is a short walkaround of a couple of engines displayed in 2010 during the 70 years of the Corsair first flight celebration at Stratford, CT on May 31, 2010. The P&W R-2800 doesn't need any introduction, but this one was in a cutaway, showing many hidden details of this engineering marvel. The other engine is one you don't find every day, a 28 cylinders P&W R-4360 beast which equipped the Goodyear F2G Super Corsair.

P&W R-2800:

P&W R-4360:


By the way, a nice surprise when just arriving at the airport:

I hope you find these photos useful somehow. If you have any interesting information about the history of these engines, please drop me a line.

Rato Marczak © 2014