Ranger L-440

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The L-440 air-cooled, six-cylinder, inverted, in-line engine was manufactured by the Ranger Aircraft Engine Division of Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corp. Built in several versions ranging from 175 hp to 200 hp, L-440 series engines powered more than 6,000 Fairchild PT-19 and PT-26 during World War II.

This L-440-1 engine was donated by Mr. David Blakeney of Hoxie, Ark., and Mr. Edgar E. Adams of Garland, Texas.

TECHNICAL NOTES:
Type: 6 cylinder, in-line
Displacement: 441 cu.in.
Maximum rpm: 2,450

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