Re: Largest piston engines

Date:         29 Apr 99 22:10:39 
From:         KND <>
Organization: Frontier GlobalCenter Inc.
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Ken Ishiguro wrote:
> OK, I will take a first stab at this.  I'm not 100% sure of my answers-
> here goes, feel free to correct me or not post this if better info is
> provided-
> 1)  The P&W R-4360.  A 4360 cubic inch radial set up as four banks of 7
> cylinders.  Called a "corncob" engine by some, for obvious reasons.
> Powered the B29, B50, B36, Spruce Goose, etc.

	A slight correction- all the above is correct except that
the B-29 was powered by the Wright R-3350. The B-50 did have
the R-4360.

K.N> "Jack" David,