Object StatementAircraft engine, manifold components and linkage assembly, 'Mk I Eagle', serial No. 38, V12 cylinder, 250 hp, left hand tractor, metal / rubber/ plastic / tape / oil, made by Rolls-Royce Ltd, Derby, Derbyshire, England, 1911-1921
Physical DescriptionAircraft engine which operated at 1800 rpm with three copper manifold components and linkage assembly. The engine is water cooled with dual Hobson carburettors, 2 x 6 cylinder inlet manifolds, overhead valves and features 12 cylinders in a V configuration. It is mounted on red metal stand.
MarksManufacturer's plate located on front and right hand side of engine, featuring the Rolls-Royce emblem, 2 lions facing inwards and the overlappong 'RR' in between, with printed text below, 'ROLLS-ROYCE/1 EAGLE 38 /BHP 250 at 1800 R.P.M/ CARBURtr MAIN JET_ M/M/ PETROL GALLs PER HR 187 / OIL GALLs PER HOUR 1 / OIL PRESre 40 LBs PER SQ IN / AIR SCREW 115 R.P.M / LEFT HAND TRACTOR'.
Manufacturer's plate located underneath the first plate, also on front of engine, with black printed text, 'LUBRICATION CASTROL / ............'
On various location : Air Ministry number 10079
On LHS front (overhaul date) R4/5/18