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Aero Engine - Liberty V12, 1918 Object Reg. No: ST 044685

Summary:
The Liberty engine in the Museum's collection was acquired in 1996. It carries the stamp 'Engine No. 4942' and was completed on 18 November 1918, a week after the end of the First World War. There is no known service history for this engine.
Acquisition Information:
Exchange from Mr Robert Greinert, 1996
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1020 mm (Height), 770 mm (Width), 1755 mm (Length)
Weight: 408 kg (Weight)

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Tagged with: aero engines, internal combustion engines
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, Liberty Aero Engine
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aero Engines
Tertiary Classification: reciprocating propeller engines
Manufacturer: Liberty, 1917
Past Owner: Mr Robert Greinert, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1996

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Tommie A. Turner, Sr. Posted on 24 Mar 2010 5:43 AM
I am wondering if any person on earth might have a copy of the original blue prints of the liberty "V 12" engine. I would like to build a 1/4" lodel of this engine.
Thank you
Discovery Centre Posted on 24 Mar 2010 11:17 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Tommie - it would appear that the drawings you seek are commercially available from outlets like the following, if not from specialised libraries in your area: http://www.aircraft-manuals.com/li12aiaeendr.html

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