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ROLLS ROYCE HAWK

Posted 10/22/2013 Printable Fact Sheet
 
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Rolls Royce Hawk
DAYTON, Ohio -- Rolls Royce Hawk on display in the Research & Development Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Note: This engine is located in the Research & Development Gallery on a controlled-access portion of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Click here for requirements to visit this gallery.

The British Rolls Royce Hawk engine was used in the British-Built SS "Zero" (Submarine Scout, Zero) airship of which 76 were built. Two of these World War I airships -- SSZ23 and SSZ24 -- were used by American forces flying out of Howden, England, for operations against German U-boats.

TECHNICAL NOTES:
Model:
Hawk
Type: Six-cylinder, liquid-cooled, in-line
Rated hp: 75

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