Sectioned F2/3 Jet Aircraft Engine

Made:
c.1948 in Trafford
maker:
Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company Limited

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Sectioned F2/3 jet aircraft engine, made by the Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co. Ltd, Trafford Park and used to demonstrate the layout of the Metropolitan-Vickers aft fan engine (using the F3 augmentor) for the SBAC (Society of British Aircraft Constructors) show at Farnborough in 1948.

Details

Category:
Aircraft Propulsion
Object Number:
2022-606
Materials:
glass, metal (unknown), paint and plastic (unidentified)
type:
engine - power producing equipment
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Courtesy of Fleet Air Arm Museum