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Brabazon engine layout

Brabazon engine layout

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G1526. This picture shows how the internally wing mounted Centaurus engines were mounted. Each engine drives through a coupling to a tractor propellor. They were designed as contra-rotating to counteract anti-torque. They also acted as reversing airscrews to assist in breaking on landing.
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