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Oy



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 11:49 am    Post subject: Griffon V12 Reply with quote

The Rolls-Royce Griffon is a British 37-litre (2,240 cu in) capacity, 60-degree V-12, liquid-cooled aero engine designed and built by Rolls-Royce Limited. This engine replaced the Rolls Royce Merlin in the later version of the Spitfire.

What a beast!

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Owdkewyed



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 1:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I hope that's not oil spraying out all over the flags. Confused
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BritgirlinKy



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 1:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fantastic. I bet that was LOUD!
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This particular Mk with conta rotating props was fitted to the Avro Shackleton an off shoot of the the Lancaster
Griffon engines can still be heard in the sky as the BBMF have 2 MK 19 PR spitfies which are fitted with the single 5 bladed prop as seen in this photo


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Belters those Oy.
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Oy



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 10:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks mate Smile
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