Avro Anson DJ106

Ben Macdui, Cairngorms

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-C: Engine and Related Parts.

 

 

 

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PAGE 1-F: Wreckage Location Legend.

 

 

 


 

 

Aircraft: Avro Anson DJ106 on Ben Macdui

 

 

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  • Engine and Related Parts.

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

Engine and Related Components

 

 

BELOW: One of the two Cheetah engines from the Avro Anson on Ben Macdui. This is the lower engine. (See legend on PAGE 1-F for location of both engines.)

 

(The summit of Braeriach can be seen in the background.)

 

This engine lies beside the stream. The other Cheetah engine, which is in poorer condition, lies on higher ground.

 

cheetah engine lying beside stream.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A closer view of the Cheetah radial engine.

 

closer view of cheetah engine.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view showing the gap where two cylinders are missing. One cylinder lies on the other side of the stream. The other lies in the stream, but is missing the cylinder head.

 

engine without two cylinders.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The cylinder has been displaced to the left and the end of the snapped conrod and big end journals can be seen. The conrod running to the neighbouring cylinder can also be seen going off to the right.

 

 

engine rods and couplings.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close-up of highly corroded cylinder head

 

close up of corroded cylinder head.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Cylinder head and hydraulic ram.

 

cylinder head and hydraulic ram.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Braided component.

 

braided component.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The second Cheetah engine, lying further up the slope.

 

the second cheetah engine further up slope.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: This view shows greater damage to the second engine.

 

greater damage to second engine.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

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BELOW: Another view of the more severely damaged second engine.

 

another view of the more severely damaged second engine.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Side view of this Cheetah engine, showing exhaust collector ring.
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another view of this cheetah engine.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Looking across the hills from the higher engine wreckage on Ben Macdui.

 

looking across the hills from higher engine wreckage on ben macdui.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Looking toward the crash site. (See also photo below.)

 

looking toward the crash site.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Legend showing location of Avro Anson engines on Ben Macdui. The Blenheim and Oxford crash sites near Braeriach across Lairig Ghru are also shown.

 

See PAGE 1-F for an enlarged version of this photo.

 

anson crash site with legend.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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