Aero Engine [Kestrel IX]; Rolls-Royce Limited. Aero Division; 2011.236

Name/Title

Aero Engine [Kestrel IX]

About this object

A cast-block engine pained blue with two rows of six pistons jutting out of the top in a 'V' Shape. "Rolls Royce" is painted in red across the side. The Kestrel was the pattern for the maker's future piston-engine designs and commonly mounted into Miles Master aircraft.

Maker

Rolls-Royce Limited. Aero Division

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Place Made

Derby

Measurements

H 1090 L 1274 W 395mm (H 42 15/16 L 50 3/16 W 15 9/16")

Subject and Association Keywords

1920s

Subject and Association Keywords

1930s

Subject and Association Keywords

1940s

Collection

Aviation

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Engine, Aircraft/Component, Aircraft/Aerospace Transportation Accessories/Aerospace Transportation T&E/07 Distribution & Transportation Artifacts/Nomenclature

Object number

2011.236

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