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Old 27th Sep 2012, 12:01
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The one-off Welkin.
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Old 27th Sep 2012, 12:26
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If only to get some clue in response......Fiat G.59 ???
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Old 27th Sep 2012, 13:00
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I think LM has probably got it with the Welkin, specifically a special equipped with RM16SM Merlins fitted with "Beard Radiators"

It looks rather like Graeme's photo on the bottom left of this preview:

Aeroplane | See Inside Page 79 | August 2011 | Zinio Digital Magazines & Books
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Old 28th Sep 2012, 07:02
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Welkin.
The Welkin it is.

Your control LM.
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Old 28th Sep 2012, 07:30
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Thanks mate, and good evening.

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Old 28th Sep 2012, 08:32
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I think it's a Turbomeca Astazou, but I don't know the aircraft type.
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Old 28th Sep 2012, 08:57
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It is indeed a Turboméca Astazou.
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Old 28th Sep 2012, 09:26
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Nord 1101 "Ramier" ? Open House if correct.
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Old 28th Sep 2012, 09:35
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Close but no cigar.
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Old 28th Sep 2012, 12:03
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Try the Nord_SFERMA_1110 modification.
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Old 28th Sep 2012, 13:21
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That will do nicely.

Over to you.
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Old 28th Sep 2012, 13:27
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Thanks LM. Here is an easy one:

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Old 29th Sep 2012, 10:28
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Fiat G 59 Merlin engine trainer.

OH
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Old 29th Sep 2012, 12:54
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Krakatoa.
Open House
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Old 30th Sep 2012, 11:37
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A belated welcome to the thread Krakatoa

Been OH too long and as I've got to monitor my SC, here's an easy one!


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Old 30th Sep 2012, 12:59
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Avro Lancaster with rear mounted Metrovick jet
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Old 30th Sep 2012, 13:47
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Afternoon one11,

You have it It is the Lancaster MkII (LL735) being used to test the Metropolitan-Vickers F2/4 "Beryl" engine.

Development of the F.2 continued on a version using a ten-stage compressor for additional airflow. The new F.2/4 - the Beryl - initially developed 3,250 lbf (14.45 kN) and was test flown in Avro Lancaster Mk.II s/n LL735 before being installed in the Saunders-Roe SR.A/1 flying boat fighter. Thrust had already improved to 3,850 lbf (17.1 kN) for the third prototype, and eventually settled at 4,000 lbf (17.8 kN). In comparison, the Derwent developed 10.9 kN in its ultimate form; making the Beryl one of the most powerful engines of the era. Development of the SR.A/1 ended in 1947, ending development of the Beryl along with it. Nevertheless a Beryl from the SR.A/1 prototype was removed and used by Donald Campbell in his famous 1955 Bluebird K7 hydroplane in which he set seven water speed records between 1955 and 1964.


300 Lancaster IIs were built with 1,650 hp Bristol Hercules VI radial engines
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Old 30th Sep 2012, 15:54
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Afternoon SincoTc and thanks for the welcome on re-entry....
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Old 30th Sep 2012, 20:32
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Evening one11, you're welcome for the welcome

Hmm; interesting photograph ,

I can't find the photo based on what I think it is; so that probably means it isn't !!
Based on the forward line of the props to where the cockpit appears to be and the distance between the engines, it's not a Beaufighter 'coz they're not Hercules, they look like they may be Perseus, so is it the Cunliffe-Owen O.A.1 Aka "Flying-wing" ??

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Old 30th Sep 2012, 21:22
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Correct engine and airframe, Cunliffe Owen ( or British Burnelli) OA.1. Control back to SincoTC
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