Aero Engine [Merlin]

Rolls-Royce Limited. Aero Division, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Rolls-Royce Limited. Aero Division, Manufacturer
Description
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.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
ROLLS-ROYCE Casting
Accession No
2011.238
Credit Line
Rolls-Royce Limited. Aero Division. Aero Engine [Merlin], 2011.238. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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