SU3188 : Rolls-Royce 'Merlin' engine (1 of 3), White Horse Show, Uffington 2011

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

Rolls-Royce 'Merlin' engine (1 of 3), White Horse Show, Uffington 2011
Rolls-Royce 'Merlin' engine (1 of 3), White Horse Show, Uffington 2011
The aero-engine is being towed towards the display arena where it will be started and run-up for several minutes to give show visitors some idea of what this iconic piece of British engineering sounds like. Engines similar to this powered famous British WWII aircraft including the Supermarine Spitfire LinkExternal link Hawker Hurricane LinkExternal link and Avro Lancaster LinkExternal link
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  People, Events 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 317 884 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.6137N 1:32.6269W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 317 884
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