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Aero Engine - Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation, R-1340 Wasp, circa 1940 Object Reg. No: ST 024156

Summary:
The Museum's engine is a geared R-1340-S1H1-G buily by CAC with the manufacturer's serial number 8003, sectioned for display. It was donated to the Museum in 1947 by the Royal Australian Air Force.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), 1947
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1450 mm (Height), 1350 mm (Width), 1400 mm (Length)
Weight: 450 kg (Weight)

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Tagged with: aero engines, internal combustion engines, wars conflicts
Themes this item is part of: Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) R-1340 Wasp Aero Engine, Engineering Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) Winjeel, Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp Aero Engine, Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) CA-6 Wackett Trainer, North American Aviation / Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) Mustang Fighter, Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) Wirraway
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aero Engines
Tertiary Classification: reciprocating propeller engines
Model Name/Number: R-1340 Wasp
Manufacturer: Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940
Licensor: Pratt & Whitney (A Division of United Aircraft Corp), United States of America, 1937

Designer & Licensor.
User: Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, pre 1946

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