By Tommy H. Thomason

Friday, October 5, 2012

Westinghouse Redux

All this time, I had misidentified the jet engine under the F4U at Patuxent River in 1944 as the Westinghouse 9.5-inch engine instead of its original 19-inch Yankee engine. I'm not sure why I didn't compare it more closely to the airplane's tires to establish its diameter. However, it's clear to me now that it was the bigger Yankee engine so I've revised the post accordingly:

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