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MDS Whirlwind Engine
Undated
Display cabinet in main foyer
Engine
2014-10-31
Static Display
The Whirlwind is a liquid cooled 4-stroke rotary engine working on the epitrochoidal rotary Wankel principle.

Designed as a compact, self contained unit, the Whirlwind engine package includes integral radiators and a built-in water pump to simplify installation.

Liquid-cooled, single rotor Wankel engine c/w integral radiators and water pump. Chamber volume 294cc Dry weight13.5kg (29lb 12oz) (complete with radiators, water pump carburettor and ignition system but less exhaust)

Rotation counter-clockwise when viewed from power take-off end

Power 31kW (41.5 bhp) @ 7,800 rpm, Torque 47 Nm @ 4,500 rpm

Type used in the Banshee UAV flown from Aberporth, this engine from Outer Hebrides (South Uist)

Meggitt Defence Systems Ltd
Ashford, Kent, England
Display Finish
Yes
IF:2014:287
Internal Fire Core Collection

On arrival

On arrival