Historic Aero Engines,Santa Pod Raceway,Podington,Beds

Discussion in 'WW2 Museums. Events, & places to see.' started by CL1, Sep 7, 2019.

  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery

    Saw these beauties running today at full tilt.Standing behind them was an experience.

    Historic Aero Engines showing 2 Merlins and a Radial


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    Last edited: Sep 8, 2019
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  2. Robert-w

    Robert-w Banned

    Is that the Allison radial as fitted in the P-36?
    When I joined Rolls Royce as a graduate apprentice Merlins were still being supported as the Chilean air force was still flying Lancasters on antarctic patrols
     
  3. Dave55

    Dave55 Atlanta, USA Patron

    Are you sure the radial isn't a Wright? Looks like a nine cylinder.
    Looks like you had a good day.
     
  4. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery

    Dave I have edited my post
    I looked at the bumf around the engines and it mentioned Allison Radial


    regards
    Clive
     

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