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Lyle Shelton's "Rare Bear" F8F-2 Grumman Bearcat. Powerplant is a Wright R-3350 radial engine. Wings have been clipped by 4 Ft. Engine supercharged. Held World's speed record for propeller driven aircraft from 1989. Speed set at 528.33 mph (850.26 km/h). Photos by Wayne Sager 2003.
Our Piper J5 Restoration. From airframe to completed plane
Pratt & Whitney R-4360 WASP Major Radial Engine. 4 Rows, 28 Cylinders. 4300 horsepower. Largest largest-displacement production engine. Used in planes such as C74 Globemaster, Boeing B-50 Superfortress and Hughes H-4 Hercules ("Spruce Goose).