A Minor Point

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Another great issue! But let me raise a relatively minor, but often mistaken, point. The engines of the PB4Y-2, and all US combat engines, were supercharged (mechanically driven), but not all were turbocharged, as was the B-24, and others. All turbos (exhaust driven) blew into superchargers, usually via intercoolers.
Keep ’em comin’!
Joe Deck

Well…it’s obvious we don’t know everything. Good Info! BD

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