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VP-203 was assigned Martin PBM-3s that were similar to this PBM-5A, BuNo 122081. The primary difference being that the -3s were equipped with Wright R-2600 Cyclone engines that produced 200 to 400 less horsepower per engine than the Pratt & Whitney R-2800s on the -5s. (Photo from the Al Hansen collection, AAHS-P000542)


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