Aero Engine [Merlin]; Rolls-Royce Limited. Aero Division; 2011.238
Aero Engine [Merlin]About this object
A gray block with two rows of pistons jutting out from the top in a 'V' shape and 'Rolls Royce' painted in red across the sides. A liquid-cooled aero engine, initially known as the PV-12. It became known as the Merlin following the company convention of naming its piston aero engines after birds of prey.
They were made for the four-engine Avro Lancaster than for any other aircraft.
H 1100 L 2100 W 750mm (H 43 5/16 L 82 11/16 W 29 1/2")Subject and Association Keywords
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