In today’s plastic and electronic world, we often seem to lose sight of how important engineering skills are to us. And, we especially lose sight of how important solid engineering training is. We certainly don’t always seem to make things like we used to. Perhaps it is because our politicians mostly read PPE at Oxford or are former lawyers. They wouldn’t know a spanner if it hit them on the head! That leads me to ask the question…what exactly are our politicians good for? Answer (as in the song): ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!
Not sure but I think the brass pipes probably carry coolant to/from the engine…
I’m not sure what they call the bit in the middle of a propellor but here is one!
They just don’t make aircraft like they used to…….
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Some more images of aircraft that have been taken over the years (plus a bit of rock and roll):