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Spitfire over Kirkwall

Kirkwall airshow - making the Merlin work
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Picture added on 11 June 2010 at 10:22
I used to work on the Merlin engine as an apprentice at Rolls Royce Hillington Glasgow. Although we were manufacturing Avon jet engines, every apprentice had to strip and rebuild a Merlin.
Added by Gordon Sinclair on 03 September 2010
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