Bristol Hercules Engines Arrive for Halifax LW170 Project

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Just in time for Nov11th, Engines #2 and #3 arrived at the Bomber Command Museum of Canada today. These are 0-time rebuilt and inhibited Hercules 216s from John Robson in Preston UK this makes a complete set of 4 runnable hercules engines for the Halifax LW170 project!

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A future ground running Halifax?
I have got to go to Canada before I expire!

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A future ground running and Taxiiable Halifax ;)

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Not yet David, the hope to do the sonar search next year. Pictured are 3 of the 4 runnable hercules engines with the 4th under restoration.

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A future ground running Halifax?
I have got to go to Canada before I expire!

There's no great need to rush, as it is still at the bottom of the sea somewhere off the Hebrides, exact location and condition uncertain.
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Really glad the Herc's found a good home! We had some super stuff from Robson's yard last year!!

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That's an awful lot of exhaust pipes to re-route.