Engines: Air Radial / Rotary

Vintage airplane (mostly) engines on display at various museums.


BMW 801D radial

IWM Duxford 2008


Curtiss R600 engine

WAAAM, Hood River 2021


Pratt & Whitney R-985

Museum of Flight 2008

Museum of Flight 2013

Pratt & Whitney R-985

Waco Museum 2018


Wright R-1300 Cyclone 7

Pima Air Museum 2017


Pratt & Whitney R-1690 Hornet

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum


Pratt & Whitney R-1820-97 Cyclone

This is part of the B-17 Sentimental Journey while it was undergoing spring maintenance at the CAF hangar in Mesa.

CAF Mesa 2017


R-1820 Cyclone

Tillamook Air Museum 2021


R-1830 Engine

Used to power planes such at the B-24 Liberator

Tillamook Air Museum 2021


Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Twin Wasp

HFF, Paine Field 2012

HFF, Paine Field 2019

Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp

Smithsonian NASM 2015

Pratt & Whitney R-2800 cutaway

Flying Heritage Collection 2013

Flying Heritage Collection 2016

Flying Heritage Collection 2017

Pratt & Whitney R-2800

Erickson Collection, Madras 2017


Pratt & Whitney R-3350

Legacy Flight Museum; Rexburg, Idaho 2021


Pratt & Whitney R-4360

Olympic Flight Museum 2016

Pratt & Whitney R-4360

Used for powering the Spruce Goose

Evergreen Museum 2018

Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major

Erickson Collection, Madras 2017

Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major

Used to power the B-36 Peacemaker

Warhawk Air Museum; Nampa, Idaho 2021


1930s Kinner C-5 engine

WAAAM, Hood River 2021


1920s Salmson 9-cyl Radial 40hp

WAAAM, Hood River 2021


1943 Kinner R-56 (R540)

WAAAM, Hood River 2021


Jacobs R755-9

Waco Museum 2018


1943 Jacobs L6 (R917-7)

WAAAM, Hood River 2021


Jacobs L-6MB

Waco Museum 2018


1930-33 Jacobs L3 engine

WAAAM, Hood River 2021


LeRhone C-9

Waco Museum 2018


LeRhone C-9J

Evergreen Museum 2018


LeRhone 9J

Waco Museum 2018


Le Rhone engine

Warhawk Air Museum; Nampa, Idaho 2021


Continental A-70

WAAAM, Hood River 2021


Nakajima NK9 Homare

Pima Air Museum


Warner SS-50

Waco Museum 2018


Lycoming R-680-13 (1929 to mid-’40s)

WAAAM, Hood River 2021


Wright J-6-5 Whirlwind (1928-1937)

WAAAM, Hood River 2021


Wright R-760 Whirlwind

Used for powering bi-plane trainers such as the Curtiss Fledgeling and the N3N (Canary) Yellow Peril. Also used by many civil aircraft companies like Stearman, Waco and Cessna.

Evergreen Museum 2018


Wright R-2600 Twin Cyclone

NMoUSAF 2018


Wright R-2600 “Cyclone 14”

South Dakota Air Museum 2021


Wright R975-E3

Waco Museum 2018


R-1340 Wasp

From a cropduster, assumed to be an R-1340

Tillamook Air Museum 2021