SU3188 : Rolls-Royce 'Merlin' engine (2 of 3), White Horse Show, Uffington 2011

taken 7 years ago, near to Kingston Lisle, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Rolls-Royce 'Merlin' engine (2 of 3), White Horse Show, Uffington 2011
Rolls-Royce 'Merlin' engine (2 of 3), White Horse Show, Uffington 2011
The engine seen here SU3188 : Rolls-Royce 'Merlin' engine (1 of 3), White Horse Show, Uffington 2011 is being prepared for starting. This example was built in March 1941 and fitted to a Bristol Beaufighter. That aircraft subsequently crashed later that year and the engine buried in the ground. It was excavated in the 1970s and subsequently restored to working condition.
White Horse Country Show, Uffington
The White Horse Country Show has been held every August Bank Holiday weekend since at least 1977. It includes, but is not limited to, the usual attractions of horses, dogs, old cars, aeroplanes, crafts, fast food, fairground rides and Morris Men.
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 August, 2011
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Lowlands  Village, Rural settlement  Air transport  People, Events  Flat landscapes 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 317 883 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.5649N 1:32.5668W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 317 883
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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