New England Air Museum
Ranger L-440-1

The Ranger Aircraft Engine Division of the Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation of Farmingdale, NY produced the L-440 primarily for Fairchild's family of trainer aircraft, including the PT-19, in the mid-1930's.

Along with the PT-19 variants of the L-440 also powered aircraft including:

  • Fairchild PT-26
  • Falconar SAL Mustang
  • Grumman G-44 Widgeon
  • St. Louis PT-LM-4

The engine is on display in the Civilian Hangar near the Great Lakes Sportster Replica.

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Type: 6-cylinder, inline, inverted, air-cooled, piston engine
Displacement: 441 cu. in.
Weight: 376 lbs.
Power Output: 175 hp @ 2,450 rpm
Compression Ratio: 6:1
NEAM Id: 166


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