Hello I am looking for additional information on the F8F-1 using the Pratt & Whitney R-2800-34W Double Wasp 18 cyl radial piston engine.
Is there any concrete evidence that the pilots were able to use WEP in the early F8F-1 and not only the later F8F-1B model?
In these two documents the WEP is listed but I can't find anything on the usage of WEP in the handbook besides "On entering Cockpit" - "WEP switch - OFF".
But no clear instruction when under what circumstanses and on which specific model WEP switch should and could be switched to ON?
If the F8F-1 R-2800-34W was able to use WEP how high was the the manifold pressure in Hg?
Was it also 70-75 Hg like on the F8F-1B?