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Old 6th Jun 2017, 16:54
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Re: the stepped leading edge on the Griffon Tempest - I'm pretty certain it's the radiators.

Prop rotation brings up another query of which way does the engine rotate?
By the late thirties most if not all higher powered aero engines were geared.
Generally, inline engines had spur reduction gearing which usually reversed rotation and radials had epicyclic gearing which didn't...
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