This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
One-half right rear view, close up, of Vickers Wellington Mk II (s/n Z8570) showing the installation of Whittle jet engine mounted in the tail of the fuselage. Installed at Weybridge, this configuration first flew in July 1942, becoming the first instance of a rear mounted jet.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Propulsion systems