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The DC-3 Engine

R-1830

A two-row, 14-cylinder radial design delivering up to 1,350 horsepower. Production totaled 173,618 engines, more than any other aircraft engine.

  • Displacement: 1,830 cubic inches
  • Revolutions per minute: 2,4002,700
  • Weight: 1,1621,467 pounds
  • First run: 1931
  • First flight: 1931
  • Production years: 1932-1951
  • Number of engines produced: 173,618

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