From: Keith Tucker <email@example.com> Organization: achilles.net Date: 12 Oct 96 02:36:02 References: 1 2
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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; firstname.lastname@example.org who would rather be boating !