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Brabazon engine testing

Brabazon engine testing

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G1525. The external wing mounted test bed, built to test the coupled Centaurus engines as fitted in the Brabazon. This was used for exhaustive endurance testing of the engines in the proposed configuration. The Centaurus engines were producing nearly 3000 shp but by this time the gar turbine was making them obsolete for large aircraft.
PublisherBristol Aeroplane Company Limited
ContributorBristol Aero Collection
Creatorcorporatename - Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd
Datebeginning - Circa 1947
TypePhotographic prints - Black and White
Formatdimension.W - 220 mm
dimension.H - 200 mm
IdentifierBristol Aero Collection
SourceBristol Aero Collection
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Filton
RightsRights as agreed and detailed in signed agreement