Re: Back on the Named Engines thread...

From:         Keith Tucker <>
Date:         12 Oct 96 02:36:02 
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Graham Glen 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.  Otherwise we'd have the Rolls-Royce Everest, K-2 (?),
>Erebus (not a bad name...), Kilimanjaro, Fuji (maybe not), etc. Perhaps
>it's because England doesn't have any memorable mountain names?

Who wants to be pedantic but isn't the Bristol Siddeley theme more to do
with Greek gods rather than mountains?

Eg. Pegasus (Harrier AV-8 et al)

Keith Tucker;                        
             who would rather
                         be boating !