"Mike Hide" wrote in message
Wasn't the Merlin an inline piston engine and the meteor engine a gas
turbine engine.the two have to be totally dissimilar....mjh
The Rolls Royce Merlin (including all license built models) was a V12
engine. Used in such aircraft as the Lancaster and P-51 Mustang.
The Rover Meteor engine is a derivative of that engine and saw application
in the Centurion tank.
I think you're associating the name Meteor with the Gloster Meteor jet
aircraft (which had turbines).
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