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Alvis: Aeromotors

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Alvis Leonides 126. Exhibit at Shuttleworth Collection.
Alvis Leonides Mk 504/4 giving 520-540bhp. Exhibit at the National Museum of Flight.
1939.
Sept 1940.
1953. Leonides Major.
Sept 1953.
Feb 1957.

Note: This is a sub-section of Alvis.

1937 Aero engine manufacturers. "Alcides" and "Alcides Major" Aero Engines. "Pelides" and "Pelides Major" Aero Engines. [1]

1939 The first "Leonides" aero engine flew in a Bristol Bulldog

1957 A high proportion of aircraft flown at the Farnborough display were powered by Alvis engines including those of Bristol Aeroplane Co, Hunting Percival Aircraft Co, Scottish Aviation, Westland Aircraft Co[2]

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