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.

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.