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Offline ysi_maniac

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Bristol big prop liners: Brabazon, Britannia, ...
« on: May 20, 2018, 05:21:47 AM »
Brabazon with 6 Proteus and upscaled Britannia wings

« Last Edit: May 20, 2018, 05:31:36 AM by ysi_maniac »

Offline kitnut617

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Re: Bristol big prop liners: Brabazon, Britannia, ...
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2018, 09:29:56 AM »
The Brabazon Mk.II was to be powered by eight Proteus engines Carlos, two for each coupled contra-prop and buried in the wing.

Offline ysi_maniac

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Re: Bristol big prop liners: Brabazon, Britannia, ...
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2018, 10:26:07 AM »
Centaurus: 2650hp
2650hp x 8 = 21200hp

Proteus 765: 4450hp
4450hp x 6 = 26700hp
4450hp x 8 = 35600hp <---- almost twice original power  :o :-* ::)

Offline kitnut617

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Re: Bristol big prop liners: Brabazon, Britannia, ...
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2018, 08:57:40 PM »
And without all the vibrations from a piston engine   :-* :-* :-*