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1/72 Wright R-3350 Engine


Manufactured by: Plus Model

SKU: PLUS-AL7013
Price: AU$19.95
AU$17.50

US$13.07;  €12.29
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    Product Description
    The Wright R-3350 was a twin-row, 18-cylinder radial engine that was developed from the Wright R-1820 Cyclone and was one of the most powerful radial engines produced in the United States. Work on the engine began in January 1936 and the first R-3350 was run in May 1937. Development proceeded slowly due to the complex nature of the engine and concentrated effort on the Wright R-2600. It was similar in design to the company's R-2600 14-cylinder radial, sharing the same bore and stroke, but adding four more cylinders for additional displacement. Development accelerated after the USAAC issued its requirement for a long-range heavy bomber in 1940 resulting in the Boeing B-29 Superfortress. A serious effort was made then made to get the engine into production and the R-3350 finally made its first flight in 1941.

    • Manufactured by: Plus Model
    • SKU: PLUS-AL7013
    • Package Weight: 42g
    • 5 Units in Stock


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