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Turboprop Collection

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Blackburn YA. 1 Firecrest RT651

Blackburn YA. 1 Firecrest RT651
Blackburn YA.1 Firecrest RT651 at the 1947 SBAC Radlett air-show, parked next to the first prototype Boulton Paul Balliol VL892

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Avro Lincoln RF403 testbed

Avro Lincoln RF403 testbed
Avro Lincoln, RF403, testbed for the Armstrong Siddeley Python turboprop. This aircraft was scrapped in Australia in 1958 following high altitude bombing trials at Woomera. Date: 1958

Background imageTurboprop Collection: EKW C.3605 Schlepp G-DORN - C-552

EKW C.3605 Schlepp G-DORN - C-552
EKW C.3605 Schlepp G-DORN / C-552 (msn 332), at North Weald on 25 September 1999.. Originally built as an EKW C3603, then converted with turboprop engine to a EKW C-3605 target-tug

Background imageTurboprop Collection: EKW C.3605 Schlepp G-DORN - C-552

EKW C.3605 Schlepp G-DORN - C-552
EKW C.3605 Schlepp G-DORN / C-552 (msn 332), at North Weald on 25 September 1999.. Originally built as an EKW C3603, then converted with turboprop engine to a EKW C-3605 target-tug

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Vickers Viscount C-FTID-X

Vickers Viscount C-FTID-X
Vickers 757 Viscount C-FTID-X (msn 384), operated by Pratt & Whitney Canada as a flying engine test-bed. Seen fitted with a PT6A-50 turboprop engine in the nose

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Vickers 701 Viscount - Rolls-Royce Dart 506

Vickers 701 Viscount - Rolls-Royce Dart 506
Vickers 701 Viscount of British European Airways - stripped for removal of its number 3 Rolls-Royce Dart 506 turboprop engine. Date: circa 1953

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Napier Eland Convair 340 - 440 Mark II - Convair 440-62

Napier Eland Convair 340 - 440 Mark II - Convair 440-62
Napier Eland Convair 340 - 440 Mark II (Convair 440-62) N440EL (msn 445) at PacAero Engineering Corporation, Santa Monica, CA. Built in 1957 and delivered to D.Napier & Sons Ltd

Background imageTurboprop Collection: USN - Lockheed R7V-2 Super Constellation BuNo

USN - Lockheed R7V-2 Super Constellation BuNo
United states Navy - Lockheed R7V-2 Super Constellation BuNo 131630 or 131631. Turbo-Prop conversion of the R7V-1 for the US Navy

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Douglas A2D-1 Skyshark 125482

Douglas A2D-1 Skyshark 125482. The third production aircraft of ten completed, 125482 was bailed to the Allison Engine Company for flight testing of turboprop engines at Edwards Air Force Base in

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Wright (Armstrong Siddeley) J65 Sapphire turbojet engine

Wright (Armstrong Siddeley) J65 Sapphire turbojet engine
Wright J65 (Armstrong Siddeley) Sapphire turbojet engine. The Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire was a British turbojet engine licence- Built in the United States by Curtiss-Wright of the Wright

Background imageTurboprop Collection: McKinnon G-21G Turbo-Goose ZK-ERX

McKinnon G-21G Turbo-Goose ZK-ERX (msn 1226) of See Bee Air ltd. At Auckland, New Zealand. The Turbo-Goose is a turboprop powered conversion of Grumman G-21 Goose amphibian aircraft

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Gloster Trent Meteor F-1

Gloster Trent Meteor F-1
Prototype Modified Gloster Trent Meteor F-1 Test-Bed Parked with Trent Rb-50 Engine, the First Turboprop Aircraft to Fly, As Flown by Test-Pilot Captain Eric Melrose Winkle Brown, Cbe, Dsc, Afc

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Vickers Viscount 700

Vickers Viscount 700
A Stewardess Walking Down the Airstairs of an Aer Lingus Viscount 700 Date: 1960s

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Handley Page HPR. 7 Dart-Herald G-AODE

Handley Page HPR. 7 Dart-Herald G-AODE
Handley Page HPR.7 Dart-Herald G-AODE (msn 1), the first prototype Herald, seen during a photo-shoot rendezvous with an HP Victor

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Rolls-Royce Dart

Rolls-Royce Dart, turboprop engine, at the Historic Aircraft museum on Southend Airport. Date: circa 1978

Background imageTurboprop Collection: EKW C. 3605 Schlepp C-547

EKW C. 3605 Schlepp C-547
Swiss Air Force - EKW C.3605 Schlepp C-547, at Dubendorf on 30 August 1977. Originally built as an EKW C3603, then converted with turboprop engine to a EKW C-3605 target-tug

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Beech-SFERMA 60A Marquis F-BKOP

Beech-SFERMA 60A Marquis F-BKOP (msn 9), at RAF St. Mawgan / Newquay Airport, in May 1966. (The Marquis were Beechcraft Barons re-engined with Turbomeca Astazou turboprop engines)

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Beech-SFERMA 60A Marquis F-BJSJ

Beech-SFERMA 60A Marquis F-BJSJ (msn 3), of Europ-Assistance, at Birmingham-Elmdon Airport in January 1964. (The Marquis were Beechcraft Barons re-engined with Turbomeca Astazou turboprop engines)

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Daimler-Benz DB 721, 2200hp turboprop engine

Daimler-Benz DB 721, 2200hp turboprop engine
Daimler-Benz DB 721 (a.k.a. PTL 10), experimental turboprop engine, one of a trio of experimental gas turbine engines designed and built by Mercedes-Benz in the 1950s and 1960s. Date: circa 1980

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Convair 580 N73153

Convair 580 N73153 (msn 179), of Sierra Pacific Airlines, in storage pending sale to Kelowna Flightcraft. (Built as a CV-340-60)

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Currie Jet Wot G-APWT

Currie Jet Wot G-APWT, the second Currie Wot, first flown on 20 October 1959, fitted with a 70hp Rover TP.60/1 turboprop engine in November 1960

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Avro 701 Athena T Mk. 2 VW892

Avro 701 Athena T Mk. 2 VW892
Avro 701 Athena T Mk.2 VW892, (second prototype T Mk.2), at the 1948 SBAC Radlett air show. Originally designed for turboprop power to Air Ministry Specification T.7/45 as the Athena T Mk.1

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Napier Naiad turboprop engine

Napier Naiad turboprop engine, from D. Napier and Sons Ltd. on an exhibition stand at Luton Airport. Date: 1951

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Convair 580 N331G

Convair 580 N331G (msn 202) Capitalist Tool of Forbes Magazine at London Heathrow Airport. built as a Convair CV-340-79-, powered by Pratt & Whitney R-2800 piston engines

Background imageTurboprop Collection: SOCEMA TGA-01 turboprop at the Paris Salon Aeronautique 1949

SOCEMA TGA-01 turboprop at the Paris Salon Aeronautique 1949
SOCEMA TGA-01 turboprop at the XVIIIeme Salon Aeronautique du Paris 1949 at the Grand Palais in central Paris, (flying demonstrations were given at Orly Airport)

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Boeing XB-47D Stratojet 51-2103

Boeing XB-47D Stratojet 51-2103 (msn 450176) flying as the Wright XT49 Test-bed in the 1950s built as a Boeing B-47B-30-BW Stratojet and re-designated EB-47B in April 1952.December 1954

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Napier Eland turboprop engine

Napier Eland turboprop engine on the D. Napier & sons stand at the 1953 SBAC Farnborough Air Show. Date: 1953

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Armstrong Whitworth AW. 55 Apollo VX224

Armstrong Whitworth AW. 55 Apollo VX224
Armstrong Whitworth AW.55 Apollo VX224 (G-AMCH, not carried) of the Empire Test Pilot School, at Farnborough. The ETPS had the Apollo for only nine months, during which it only flew 20 hours

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Blackburn YA. 7 WB781

Blackburn YA. 7 WB781
Blackburn YA.7 WB781 (msn 5615), on the Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough fire dump (struck off charge on 18 May 1955)

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Bristol B. E. 10 Olympus Mk. 101

Bristol B. E. 10 Olympus Mk. 101
Bristol B.E.10 Olympus Mk.101 (Ministry of Supply designation Bol.1/2C). A more powerful version of the Olympus with a larger turbine, delivering11

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Boulton Paul Balliol prototype VL935

Boulton Paul Balliol prototype VL935
Boulton Paul Balliol 3rd prototype VL935 at the 1948 Farnborough SBAC show, in company with Avro Athena prototype VW890. the four Balliol prototypes were to be powered by Armstrong-Siddeley Mamba

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Dassault Communaute F-WJDN

Dassault Communaute F-WJDN
the Dassault MD.415 Communaute (F-WJDN) was a 1950s French twin-engined light turboprop transport aircraft, first flown on 10 May 1959

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Bristol B-175 Britannia 312

Bristol B-175 Britannia 312
Caledonian Airways Bristol B-175 Britannia 312 Flying Enroute Date: 1965

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Lockheed XFV-1 Salmon

Lockheed XFV-1 Salmon
Lockheed Xfv-1 Salmon Unusual Design Vtol Tail-Sitter Tilted at 45 Degrees in a Rig after Test-Flights Had Finished Date: 1958

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Vickers Viscount 701

Vickers Viscount 701
The First-Officer of the Bea Viscount Flagship Discovery Talking to Passenger Seated in a Club Seating Arrangement in the First-Class Cabin Date: 1960s

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Bristol Proteus 705 turboprop cross-sectional drawing

Bristol Proteus 705 turboprop cross-sectional drawing

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Rolls Royce RB39 Clyde axial turboprop on the testbed

Rolls Royce RB39 Clyde axial turboprop on the testbed
Rolls-Royce RB39 Clyde axial turboprop on the testbed at Gyll Brow. circa 1947. Date: 1947

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Avro Lancaster VI ND784

Avro Lancaster VI ND784
Avro Lancaster VI, ND784, showing the installation of an Armstrong Siddeley ASX in the bomb bay. Testing was carried out from Bruntingthorpe

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Canadair CL-66 demonstrator

Canadair CL-66 demonstrator with Napier Eland turboprop engines. Date: circa 1960

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Boeing YC-97J Stratofreighter 22693 USAF Prestwick

Boeing YC-97J Stratofreighter 22693 USAF Prestwick
One of 2 Stratofreighters converted as testbeds for Pratt and Whitney turboprop engines. Date: 1960

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Bristol Theseus turboprop cutaway drawing

Bristol Theseus turboprop cutaway drawing

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Bristol Theseus I turboprop

Bristol Theseus I turboprop

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Bristol Proteus 755 turboprop

Bristol Proteus 755 turboprop

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Bristol Proteus 705 turboprop

Bristol Proteus 705 turboprop

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Rolls-Royce RB53 Dart RDa10 turboprop of 3, 030tehp

Rolls-Royce RB53 Dart RDa10 turboprop of 3, 030tehp for the NAMC YS-11

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Rolls-Royce RB53 Dart Mk 552 turboprop

Rolls-Royce RB53 Dart Mk 552 turboprop

Background imageTurboprop Collection: The 2, 000th Rolls-Royce RB53 Dart turboprop

The 2, 000th Rolls-Royce RB53 Dart turboprop for the Vickers Viscount

Background imageTurboprop Collection: Rolls-Royce RB53 Dart turboprop installation

Rolls-Royce RB53 Dart turboprop installation on Vickers Viscount, N7411, of Capital Airlines



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