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Wright R-3350 Radial Engine Run

This vintage aircraft engine is from a Howard Hughes owned Lockheed Constellation. It was removed from the plane in the 1960's and stored at a museum. This video captures the first start of this 3500HP engine after more than 50 years.

Completed in 2007 by Joe Bok of Aero Telemetry and Norman Stubbs of TBM, this rare 3350-93B engine is one of the most powerful radial engines ever produced. It represents one of the last running survivors from a bygone era of piston engine powered commercial airplanes.

This is the first video of the "Engine Run Series" by Joe Bok and features several start-ups of this engine and other 3350 engines. A propeller pitch failure caused the first run of the famous engine to be cut short.

Stay tuned for the follow-up runs of the famous R3350 engine!