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V-1560 Packard Merlin Engine
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One of Packard's contributions to the war effort. The engine that powered the P-51D Mustang and many other Allied aircraft.

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 Re: V-1560 Packard Merlin Engine

Posted: 2011/10/26 13:07  Updated: 2011/10/26 13:07


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Actually, it is a V-1650 to denote cylinder arrangement and displacement. It powered Mustangs P-51B through D, a version of the P-40, and many British aircraft including Spitfires, Hurricanes, Lancasters, Mosquitoes. Packard built over 55,000 of these Rolls Royce Merlin engines.


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