Engines of Change

Producer: Victor Vukosavljevic Duration: 34:00 minutes
 
 

The P-51 Mustang and its two-stage two speed supercharged Merlin engine were the end result of years of technological development. But the Mustang’s marriage with the Merlin might never had happened. National interests delayed the coupling of these two great inventions. With the FW 190 terrorizing the skies of Europe, the British and American joined forces to create the ultimate fighting machine.

tags: p-51, engine, merlin, mustang, change