|Continental W670 on display|
|Type||Piston aircraft engine|
|Major applications||PT-17 Stearman |
The Continental R-670 (factory designation W670) was a seven-cylinder four-cycle radial aircraft engine produced by Continental displacing 668 cubic inches (11 litres) and a dry weight of 465 lb (211 kg). Horsepower varied from 210 to 240 at 2,200 rpm. The engine was the successor to Continental's first radial engine, the 170 hp Continental A-70. This engine was used on many aircraft in the 1930s and 1940s. The R-670 was widely used in the PT-17 Stearman primary training aircraft of the U.S. military.
In addition to being used in aircraft, the R-670 was used in a number of light armored vehicles of World War II.
Data from: Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1938 Variants of the W670 included:
Data from Jane's 1938
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