Re: Back on the Named Engines thread...

From: (John Liebson)
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Date:         10 Oct 96 11:29:28 
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"J. Heilig" <> wrote:

>Perhaps someone at Rolls-Royce can tell us why RR only named one engine
>after a mountain?  As far as I'm aware, the Olympus was the only engine
>RR named thus.

RR did not name this engine, it was so named by its developer, Bristol
Aero-Engines, beginning in 1950; in late 1959, Bristol merged with
Armstrong Siddeley Motors to form Bristol Siddeley; the latter company
was purchased by Rolls-Royce in October 1966.