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Continental R-670

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The Continental R-670 (factory designation W-670) was a seven cylinder 4-cycle radial aircraft engine produced by Continental displacing 668 cubic inches and a dry weight of Template:Convert. Horsepower varied from 210 to 240 at 2200 rpm. This engine was used on many airplanes in the 1930s and 1940s. The R-670 was widely used in the PT-17 Stearman primary training aircraft of the U.S. military.[1]

In addition to being used in aircraft, the R-670 was used in a number of light armored vehicles of World War II.


Specifications (R-670-K)


See also

Related lists



  1. Gunston 1989, p.42.


  • Gunston, Bill. World Encyclopaedia of Aero Engines. Cambridge, England. Patrick Stephens Limited, 1989. ISBN 1-85260-163-9
  • Jane's Fighting Aircraft of World War II. London. Studio Editions Ltd, 1998. ISBN 0-517-67964-7

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