Pratt & Whitney XH-3130

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XH-3130 / XH-3730
Type 24-cylinder H-engine
National origin United States
Manufacturer Pratt & Whitney

The Pratt & Whitney XH-3130 (sometimes called the XL-3130[citation needed]) was an H-block aircraft engine project developed for the United States Navy in the late 1930s.[1] The design was later enlarged as the XH-3730), but the project was canceled in 1940 in favor of Pratt & Whitney developing the R-4360 Wasp Major air-cooled radial engine.[2]

Specifications[edit]

General characteristics

  • Type: 24 cylinder H-engine
  • Bore: 6.00in (152.4mm)
  • Stroke: 5.50in (139.7mm)
  • Displacement: 3,732.2 cu in (61.16L)

Components

Performance

  • Power output: 2,900 hp

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Related development
Comparable engines
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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Gunston 2006, p. 163.
  2. ^ Connors, p. 147.

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