Supercharger, Allison NACA Roots Type Engine

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This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Supercharger, Allison NACA Roots Type Engine

Inventory Number

A19990271000

Physical Description

N.A.C.A Type 2 engine driven supercharger; twin shaft central compression design. (See images for parts that are thought to belong with this unit.)

Credit Line

Found in Collection. Donor Unknown at this Time. Found on NASM Premises.

Designer

N.A.C.A. Langley Aeronautics Laboratory

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

  • Magnesium - Impellers
  • Aluminum - Case

Dimensions

  • Length - 46 cm (18 inches), Width - 50 cm (19.50 inches),
  • Height - 36 cm (14.0 inches)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

PROPULSION-Accessories (to an Engine)

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