Rolls-Royce Merlin

The Rolls Royce Merlin V12 aviation engine created so much thrust from the exhaust

The Rolls Royce Merlin V12 aviation engine created so much thrust from the exhaust, engineers were able to angle the exhaust backwards to gain 10 mph in the Spitfire it powered. In the early 1930s, Rolls-Royce started planning its future aero engine development programme and realised there was a need for an engine larger than […]