Rolls-Royce 'R' aero engine, no. 27, developed for the 1931 Schneider Trophy

Made:
1931
maker:
Rolls-Royce Limited

Rolls-Royce 'R' aero engine, no. 27, with separated 150 mm length of 8 mm diameter fuel pipe, by Rolls-Royce Limited, England, 1931. This engine was developed for the 1931 Schneider Trophy seaplane and flying boat races. The 1931 races were held at Calshot Spit, Southampton Water, Hampshire, England.

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Details

Category:
Aircraft Propulsion
Object Number:
1948-310/1
type:
internal combustion engine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • engine - power producing equipment
credit:
C.C. Wakefield and Co. Ltd.

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