Martlet / Wildcat AL251

Beinn Bheula, Lochgoilhead, Argyll

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-C: Additional Crash Site / Wreckage Photos (Engine)

 

 

 

 


 

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Wings and cockpit sections.

 

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This pageEngine and undercarriage, etc. (See photos below).

  Page 1-D Beinn Bhuela: Scenic views from the summit.
 


 

RN Grumman Martlet wreckage on Beinn Bheula

 

(Engine and Undercarriage)

 


 

BELOW: Ben Nelson beside the engine from the Grumman Martlet, which is partly concealed by the long grass.

 

the engine from the grumman martlet

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A closer view of the Martlet's engine.

 

The first Grumman Martlet's in use by the RN / FAA (from an order intended originally for France) were equipped with Wright R-1820 radial engines. Other engine types were used elsewhere.

 

a closer view of the Martlet's engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A close-up  view of part of the engine.

 

close-up view of engine section

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Single cylinder view.

 

single cylinder view

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: End view of engine showing propeller shaft and gears.

 

end view of engine showing prop shaft

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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BELOW: The engine viewed from another angle.

 

engine viewed from another angle

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the shattered radial engine.

 

another view of the shattered radial engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (Main object): Wing section showing cogwheel.

 

(Lower object): Part of landing gear strut (oleo) assembly.

 

wing section and landing gear

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The section of landing gear assembly shown above.

 

part of landing gear assembly

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Part of the oleo strut from the landing gear.

 

Rust is slowing destroying the chrome finish, but some chrome is still visible.

 

oleo strut from landing gear

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Looking toward the summit from the crash site. Photos taken from the summit can be seen on the next page.

 

Some wreckage lies just in front of the camera.

 

looking toward the summit from the crash site

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 


 

 

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