This engine is in running order and was rebuilt by members of the Aviation Historical Society.
The engine is a 14 cylinder twin row, air cooled, supercharged engine, with a capacity of 28 litres and developing 1200 hp.
These engines powered many aircraft such as DC-3s and C-47s, Hudsons, Beauforts, Liberators and Boomerangs.
This engine was salvaged from the wreckage of a DC-3 Super, PK-LEA from the Philippines, which was destroyed at Darwin airport during cyclone Tracy in December 1974.
To see more technical details of the Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp Engine, see Wikipedia.