Pratt & Whitney R-1535 Twin Wasp Junior

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R-1535 Twin Wasp Junior
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Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp Junior, at the National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, Florida
Type Radial engine
National origin United States
Manufacturer Pratt & Whitney
First run 1932

The Pratt & Whitney R-1535 Twin Wasp Junior was an engine used in American aircraft in the 1930s. The engine was first introduced in 1932 as a 14 cylinder version of the 9-cylinder R-985.[1] It was a two-row, air-cooled radial design. Displacement was 1,535 in³ (25.2 L); bore and stroke were both 5-3/16 in (131.8 mm).

Variants[edit]

  • R-1535-11 - 750 hp (559 kW)
  • R-1535-13 - 750 hp (559 kW), 825 hp (615 kW)
  • R-1535-44 - 625 hp (466 kW)
  • R-1535-72 - 650 hp (485 kW)
  • R-1535-94 - 825 hp (615 kW)
  • R-1535-96 - 825 hp (615 kW)
  • R-1535-98 - 700 hp (521 kW)
  • R-1535-SB4-G - 825 hp (615 kW)

Applications[edit]

Engines on display[edit]

Specifications (R-1535-SB4-G)[edit]

Data from [3]

General characteristics

  • Type: Fourteen-cylinder two-row supercharged air-cooled radial engine
  • Bore: 5 316 in (131.8 mm)
  • Stroke: 5 316 in (131.8 mm)
  • Displacement: 1,534.9 in³ (25.153 l)
  • Length: 53.27 in (1,353 mm)
  • Diameter: 44.13 in (1,121 mm)
  • Dry weight: 1,087 lb (493 kg)

Components

Performance

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Gunston, Bill. World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines. Cambridge, England. Patrick Stephens Limited, 1989. ISBN 1-85260-163-9

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