Avro Anson L7949

Lairdside Hill, Lochwinnoch

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-B: Engine and Related Parts

 

 

 

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PAGE 1-B: This Page (Engines and Related Parts).

 

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PAGE 1-E: Wreckage Location Legend.

 

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Aircraft: Avro Anson L7949 on Lairdside Hill, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire

 

 

This Page Contains:

  • Cheetah Engine and Related Parts.

 


 

 


 

 

Engines and Related Components

 

 

BELOW: Hannah Law on the way to Lairdside Hill.

 

Hannah Law is located east of Misty Law and is close to the old barium mine road as it passes over Mistylaw Muir (not shown on all OS maps).

 

(NOTE: The old barium mine road at Misty Law is different from the old barium mine road at Hill of Stake (Muirshiel Mine), which closed in 1969.)

 

hannah law on way to lairdside hill.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Anson wreck site from the summit of Lairdside Hill.

 

hannah law on way to lairdside hill.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Legend showing location of main wreckage areas. (See PAGE 1-E for enlargement of this photo.)

 

legend showing wreckage areas.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: One of the two Armstrong Siddeley Cheetah engines from Avro Anson L7949. This engine is still at the wreck site.

 

Other wreckage can be seen in the background.

 

cheetah engine from anson l7949.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A closer view of the engine shown above, showing damaged cylinder heads.

 

closer view of engine.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Top view of Cheetah engine showing radial arrangement of cylinders.

 

top view of engine.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A badly corroded cylinder head.

 

close-up of single cylinder head.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Cylinder head with moss.

 

cylinder head with moss.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Propeller stub and bolts.

 

prop shaft and bolts.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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BELOW: The second Cheetah engine from the Anson. This engine is located further away from the crash site.

 

2nd cheetah engine from anson.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Cylinder head with inlet / exhaust ports and rocker arms visible.

 

cylinder head with rocker arms visible.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Apperture where a cylinder head has been removed.

 

apperture where cylinder has been removed.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Remains of carburretor and gearing on the back of the second engine.

 

remains of 2nd engine carburretor and gear

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Closer view of gearing on carburretor unit shown above.

 

closer view of carburretor gearing

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Exhaust / inlet ports on another cylinder head; the disintegrating remains of the exhaust pipe still evident. The lower fitting still appears new while the one above it is badly corroded.

 

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Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close up of shiny fitting seen in above photo. It appears these screwed onto the engine ports to secure the exhaust pipes.

 

close up of shiny fitting.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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