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Pratt & Whitney R-985

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Pratt & Whitney R-985 AN14B

The Pratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Junior was a radial engine widely used in American aircraft starting in the 1930s. It was a scaled-down version of the original R-1340, and the second in the Wasp family. It was a single-row, 9-cylinder air-cooled design. Displacement was 985 cubic inches (16.1 liters); bore and stroke were each 5316 in (132 mm).

It was used on numerous light aircraft and has a good reputation for being dependable. Most versions produced 450 hp.

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