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Piston Engines

Piston engine cutaway

Piston engine cutaway

Credit - Society of Automotive Engineers/Heppenheimer

Supercharger

Supercharger

Credit - Don Dixon & Chris Butler

Piston engine with supercharger

Piston engine with supercharger

Credit - Don Dixon & Chris Butler

Liberty 12-cylinder engine

Liberty 12-cylinder engine

Credit - U.S. Air Force Museum

Gnome engine

Gnome engine

Credit - U.S. Air Force Museum

Wright R-790 engine

Wright R-790 engine

Credit - U.S. Air Force Museum

Merlin engine

Merlin engine

Credit - U.S. Air Force Museum

Turbocharger

Turbocharger

Credit - Don Dixon & Chris Butler

Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major engine

Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major engine

Credit - U.S. Air Force Museum

Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp engine

Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp engine

Credit - U.S. Air Force Museum

   
 



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