Water injection

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  1. Sgt. Pappy

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    After reading up about the F4U, I had to ask myself if the F4U-1A's used by VF-17 during Nov/Dec of 1943 had the R-2800-8W - the water injected Twin Wasp.

    It was the 862nd F4U to be first fitted with the water-injection, though I don't know if the Navy had them before 1944.
     
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