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AIR-7: Radial Engine

Composite: Radial EngineHistoric photo: Radial EngineHistoric photo: Radial Engine sideHistoric photo: Radial Engine R2800Historic photo: working on engine


HURL Artifact No. AIR-7 *Denotes approximations and speculations
Name: Unknown Lost: Unknown
Artifact Type: Aircraft Engine Found: 22-Oct-00
Nationality: Unknown Dive No: PIV-003
Class or Make: Radial Location: Defensive Sea Area
Model: Unknown Depth (m): 365m
Purpose: Power Aircraft HURL crew: Kerby, Holloway
Serial Number: Unknown Additional Dives:
Built/Launched: *WW II Era
Length: *5'
Width: *5'
Height: *5'
Circumstance of Loss: Unknown Crew Personnel/Position: Unknown
Reason of Loss: Unknown Crew Survivals/Fatalities: Unknown
Artifact History: Unknown
Artifact Condition: Engine is in poor condition. It is going through heavy decay. No propeller is present . It appears to be separated right at the engine itself and retains none of the cockpit.
Additional Information: This engine is 120m away from an aircraft body that is missing it's engine. A wing and other aircraft parts are also 140m away, therefore very likely all from the same plane. (See AIR-4 & AIR-5).