The Bomber Command Museum of Canada’s Spitfire gets an engine!

The Museum’s Spitfire reached a major milestone when the museum received its “new to us” Merlin 68.

Merlin 68 on display
Merlin 68 Uncrated

While we still have a long road to travel to see our Spitfire running, this has certainly provided some “motive power” for the project. For now the engine will sit on its engine stand as a center piece for the Spitfire project. This serves to remind all of us what work still lies ahead

For starters the engine will require a complete tear down and rebuild before we will hear that distinctive Merlin roar.

If you want to be a part of this historic venture please follow the link to donate to the Museums spitfire project https://www.bombercommandmuseum.ca/product/spitfire/

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