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Engine - Alvis Leonides Major

Alvis Leonides Major
Serial No: n/a
Period: Post-WWII
Reference: 71/E/804
Museum: Cosford
Location: Hangar 1
On Display: Yes

A 14-cylinder, two-row radial engine, the Leonides Major 755/1. Mk 155, 780hp seen here, is a medium supercharged, de-rated engine. It is an oblique, direct-drive helicopter engine and was used on the Westland Whirlwind HAS 7 and 8 variants.

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