Fairey Firefly PP566

Meikle Bin, Campsies / Kilsyth Hills

 
     
 
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RN /FAA Fairey Firefly PP566 wreckage on Meikle Bin

 

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  • Photos of Engine wreckage.

 


 

 

Engine Wreckage Photos

 

 

(The engine wreckage can be found on the lower (western) slopes of Meikle Bin, and close to the trees.)

 

 

BELOW: Gary Nelson beside the Rolls Royce Griffon engine from the Fairey Firefly naval fighter.

 

gary nelson beside the rolls royce griffon engine from the firefly

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the Griffon engine.

 

the rolls royce griffon engine from the fairey firefly

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: End view of engine.

 

end view of engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: End view of engine showing V-12 arrangement.

 

end view of engine showing V-arrangement

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Engine side view with fractured casing exposing connecting rods.

 

engine side view

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

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BELOW: Engine side view close up.

 

engine side view close up

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A bevel gear on the engine.

 

one of the engine's bevel gearsea

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: One of the connecting rod's couplings.

 

one of the piston assemblies

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A closer view of a connecting rod's coupling mechanism.

 

closer view of piston and cams

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The Rolls Royce Griffon engine as it should appear.

 

Griffon, sectioned to show camshaft drive etc. at the BBM Museum, RAF Conningsby. [Wikipedia]

 

A cutaway of a restored Griffon engine

 

Photo: 2011 TSRL

 

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