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Ford had a DOAC V8 tank engine in the 1940s Whoda thunkit?

Ford had a DOAC tank engine in the Whoda thunkit?

BMW 801 was a powerful German air-cooled 14-cylinder-radial aircraft engine built by BMW and used in a number of German Luftwaffe aircraft of World War II. Production versions of the twin-row engine generated between 1,560 and 2,000 PS.  Major applications: Focke-Wulf Fw 190 and Junkers Ju 88

BMW 801 was a powerful German air-cooled 14-cylinder-radial aircraft engine built by BMW and used in a number of German Luftwaffe aircraft of World War II. Production versions of the twin-row engine generated between 1,560 and 2,000 PS. Major applications: Focke-Wulf Fw 190 and Junkers Ju 88

Hawker typhoon and the Hawker Tempest were both powered by the huge Napier Sabre  H-24-cylinder, liquid cooled, sleeve valve, piston aero engine 37 ltr . The engine evolved to become one of the most powerful inline piston aircraft engines in the world developing from 2,200 horsepower (1,640 kW) in its earlier versions to 3,500 hp (2,600 kW) in late-model prototypes.

Napier Sabre 24 - 24 cylinders in an H-configuration - as used in the British Hawker Tempest WWII fighter plane - most powerful derivative made over HP

Type: LS7 7.0L SC 2.9L Whipple Displacement: 427 Cubic Inches Compression Ratio: 9.5:1 Bore x Stroke: 4.130 x 4.000 Rev Limit: 7000 RPM Crank: Callies Dragonslayer Rods: Callies H-Beam Pistons: Mahle

900 Black Label Supercharged Engine

Type: SC Whipple Displacement: 416 Cubic Inches Compression Ratio: Bore x Stroke: x Rev Limit: 7000 RPM Crank: Callies Forged Rods: Callies H-Beam Pistons: Mahle Motors

This is a 12-cylinder two-stroke diesel ship engine rated at 100,000 horsepower…

two-stroke diesel ship engine rated at horsepower manufactured at Kawasaki's Kobe Works. Note the two workers on the top portion of the engine to get an idea of how huge

1944 28-cylinder Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major. Used in the B-50 Superfortress and Hughes H-4 Hercules ('Spruce Goose").

Pratt & Whitney “Wasp Major” > National Museum of the US Air Force™ > Display

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