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The Olympus engine and Vulcan

The Olympus engine and Vulcan

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G1626. The Vulcan fills the hangar as technicians carry out alterations and maintenance on the Olympus unit. The Vulcan bomber has been modified by Bristol Siddeley as a flying test bed for the Bristol Siddeley/SNECMA Olympus 593 turbojet to power Concorde. The Olympus 593, seen here during installation work at Bristol Siddeley's Aero Division, Bristol, is fitted in a fully represented half nacelle under the bomb bay of the Vulcan aircraft.
PublisherRolls Royce plc
ContributorRolls-Royce Heritage Trust
Creatorcorporatename - Rolls Royce Plc
Datecreation - Circa 1975
TypePhotographic prints - Black and White Photograph
Photographs - Black and White Photograph
Formatdimension.H - 195 mm
dimension.W - 240 mm
SourceRolls-Royce Heritage Trust
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Filton
Location.Current Site - Rolls Royce Heritage Trust, Bristol Aeroplane Collection
RightsRolls-Royce plc